Also known as the pass off.
At a party, you enter in a conversation with a friend and either
or other cool-from-afar type of person, usually long-winded, a close talker
, or other party foul
-esque character . When
your friend makes
retreat, leaving you alone with the third party to talk your ear off, he or she has been handed off.
N: You totally pulled a hand off with that asshole back there, you dick!
L: Sorry dude, he wouldn't stop
his new rice cooker
; I thought you'd be better suited to deal with