- palm something off onto somebody
- (informal) to persuade sb to accept sth that has no value or that you do not want, especially by tricking them
She's always palming the worst jobs off on her assistant.
Make sure he doesn't try to palm you off with faulty goods.Main entry: ↑palmderived
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