bill of goods

[ biluhv goodz ]
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  1. a quantity or consignment of salable items, as an order, shipment, etc.

  2. Informal. a misrepresented, fraudulent, or defective article.

Idioms about bill of goods

  1. 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 in1925–30

Words Nearby bill of goods Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023