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To pass off as genuine or worthy
A thief or pickpocket

The foist had lately arrived form the country and was known to be doing a thriving trade in and around Westminster Hall where many country folk and others came to see lawyers.

To force another to accept especially by stealth or deceit
To introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant

attempts to foist alleged grammatical “correctness” on native speakers of an “incorrect” dialect are nothing but the unacknowledged and oppressive exercise of social control.

to palm off
{v} to insert by forgery, to put or cram in
A foister; a sharper
insert surreptitiously or without warrant to force onto another; "He foisted his work on me
To insert surreptitiously, wrongfully, or without warrant; to interpolate; to pass off (something spurious or counterfeit) as genuine, true, or worthy; usually followed by in
A light and fast-sailing ship
A trick or fraud; a swindle
insert surreptitiously or without warrant
+ foist on foist on disapproval If you say that someone foists something on you, or foists it upon you, you dislike the way that they force you to listen to it or experience it. I don't see my role as foisting my beliefs on them What this amounts to is foisting onto women the responsibility for reducing `the opportunities for crime' by changing their behaviour. foist on/upon to force someone to accept or have to deal with something that they do not want
to force onto another; "He foisted his work on me"
{f} defraud, con into buying goods of poor quality; penetrate through cunning
foist off
To fraudulently pass (goods, or ideas) on to
foist off
To lie to; tell a lie to
foist off
sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
past of foist
present participle of foist
third-person singular of foist