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bill of goods

[ biluhv goodz ]
/ ˈbɪl əv ˈgʊdz /
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noun
a quantity or consignment of salable items, as an order, shipment, etc.
Informal. a misrepresented, fraudulent, or defective article.
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Idioms about bill of goods

    sell someone a bill of goods, Informal. to defraud or deceive someone: He sold me a bill of goods about that used car.

Origin of bill of goods

First recorded in 1925–30
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