Definitions for bait and switch

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bait′ and switch′(n.)

  1. the practice of attracting customers to a store with bargain prices, then attempting to sell them higher-priced items.

    Category: Business

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bait and switch(noun)

    a deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product


  1. bait and switch(Noun)

    Any similar deceptive behavior, especially in politics and romantic relationships.


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