bill of goods

[ biluhv goodz ]
/ ˈbɪl əv ˈgʊdz /

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 for 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020