verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of foist
OTHER WORDS FROM foistun·foist·ed, adjective
Words nearby foist
Example sentences from the Web for foist
Glenn Beck did it before, although the abstract noun he chose to foist on the nation was "honor."
Shame on John McCain—and every other Republican who says the Senate health deal would foist single-payer on the country.
Galley-foist may be the name of some dress of the period, so-called for its resemblance to the gaily bedecked Mayors-barge.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
This is hardly a changeling story, as no attempt was made to foist a false child on the parent.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
Even Latin, living Latin had not the network of rules they foist upon unfortunate school-children.Instigations|Ezra Pound
Me mudder wasn't built to stand de wear and tear, an' about de time I was foist chased off to school, she went out o' biz.To Him That Hath|Leroy Scott
The part had been thrust on me one day, when Edward proposed to foist the House of Lords on our small republic.The Golden Age|Kenneth Grahame