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- To pass off as genuine, valuable, or worthy: "I can usually tell whether a poet . . . is foisting off on us what he'd like to think is pure invention” ( J.D. Salinger).
- To impose (something or someone unwanted) upon another by coercion or trickery: They had extra work foisted on them because they couldn't say no to the boss.
- To insert fraudulently or deceitfully: foisted unfair provisions into the contract.