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fob2

fob2

 
pronunciation:
fab
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fobbed, fobbing, fobs
definition 1: 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.
definition 2: 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.