foist foist  /ˈfɔ ɪst/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) to force onto another
  2. (v) insert surreptitiously or without warrant

Usage(s):

  1. Republicans attempted to disguise it by denouncing even small increases in income taxes for the wealthiest citizens as an attempt to foist higher rates on everyone.
  2. I am going to foist this on every single hard-core left-wing religious nut I know.
  3. Little did they know what a reformer they were about to foist on the nation.

News

  • Gov. Perry and abortion

    It is hard for me to believe Gov. Perry is so obsessed with the abortion issue. It seems he has nothing better to do than try to foist his religious beliefs on women.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Quotes

  • "Eventually, this transition ought to lead to free and fair elections," Bush said. "And I mean free and I mean fair, not these kind of staged elections that the Castro brothers try to foist off as being true democracy."
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Baltimore Sun

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