bill of goodsbill of goods
a shipment of goods sent to an agent for sale
bill of goods Idioms
sell someone a bill of goods
⌂ Informal to persuade someone by deception or misrepresentation to accept, believe, or do something
bill of goods
nounpl. bills of goods
- A consignment of items for sale.
- Informal A plan, promise, or offer, especially one that is dishonest or misleading: “The salesman himself &ellipsis; is often depicted as the ultimate sucker, who has fallen for his own cheesy bill of goods” (Walter Goodman).