Meaning of foist

foist

Pronunciation: (foist), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to force upon or impose fraudulently or unjustifiably (usually fol. by on or upon): to foist inferior merchandise on a customer.
  2. to bring, put, or introduce surreptitiously or fraudulently (usually fol. by in or into): to foist political views into a news story.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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