|part of speech:
||fobbed, fobbing, fobs
||to dispose of (an item or items) in a deceitful way (usu. fol. by off).
He fobbed off the rusty used car on an unwitting buyer.
||to put (someone) off in an evasive or deceitful way (usu. fol. by off).
She wanted thoughtful answers to her questions but was fobbed off with empty phrases.