be sold a pup(redirected from am sold a pup)
be sold a pup
slang To have bought something that is ultimately worthless. Primarily heard in UK. I'm sorry, but that's definitely not an authentic Louis Vuitton bag. You've been sold a pup, my friend.
be sold a pup(British informal)
to be tricked into buying something that is not worth anything I'm afraid you've been sold a pup there. You should always get an expert to look over a second-hand car before you buy it.