Meaning of bill of goods

bill' of goods'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a quantity or consignment of salable items, as an order, shipment, etc.
  2. a misrepresented, fraudulent, or defective article.
  3. to defraud or deceive someone: He sold me a bill of goods about that used car.
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