[ US /ˈfɔɪst/ ]
[ UK /fˈɔ‍ɪst/ ]
  1. insert surreptitiously or without warrant
  2. to force onto another
    He foisted his work on me
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How To Use foist In A Sentence

  • Metternich, Castlereagh, and Hardenberg saw in them a ruse for foisting on France either Bernadotte, or an orientalized Republic, or The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 2 of 2)
  • This was when the women's liberation movement was in full swing, and the brassiere was regarded as an offending piece of ‘body machinery’, designed by men and foisted on women.
  • None of this is simply false: ideology is not a set of delusions foisted upon the stupid.
  • He doesn't try to foist his beliefs on everyone.
  • You would think the miserable little people who foist this politically correct left wing stupidity upon us would considering applying for citizenship elsewhere. The Volokh Conspiracy » Quite a Warning Label
  • He's religious but he doesn't try to foist his beliefs on everyone.
  • Anyway, the cow has left me in the lurch and now I have to do her work (which was originally mine which I foisted on her) as well as my own.
  • Besides, I'm one of those strange people who prefers live versions of songs over the over produced studio recordings the labels foist upon the artists. The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
  • Too many of the jokes seem obvious and over-used, while most (if not all) of the characters struggle to rise above the cliches foisted upon them.
  • The Inconvenient Truth for scientists so heavily invested in the alarmist GW theories currently being promulgated [perhaps even fraudulently foisted] is that it is becoming more and more evident that the Earth’s climate is beyond our present control. Waldo Jaquith - Major evolutionary discovery.
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