Pronunciation: (foist), [key]
1. to force upon or impose fraudulently or unjustifiably (usually fol. by on or upon): to foist inferior merchandise on a customer.
2. to bring, put, or introduce surreptitiously or fraudulently (usually fol. by in or into): to foist political views into a news story.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.