What does bandy mean?

Definitions for bandy
ˈbæn dibandy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bandy, bandy-legged, bowed, bowleg, bowlegged(verb)

    have legs that curve outward at the knees

  2. bandy(verb)

    toss or strike a ball back and forth

  3. bandy(verb)

    exchange blows

  4. bandy, kick around(verb)

    discuss lightly

    "We bandied around these difficult questions"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bandy(noun)

    a carriage or cart used in India, esp. one drawn by bullocks

  2. Bandy(noun)

    a club bent at the lower part for striking a ball at play; a hockey stick

  3. Bandy(noun)

    the game played with such a club; hockey; shinney; bandy ball

  4. Bandy(verb)

    to beat to and fro, as a ball in playing at bandy

  5. Bandy(verb)

    to give and receive reciprocally; to exchange

  6. Bandy(verb)

    to toss about, as from man to man; to agitate

  7. Bandy(verb)

    to content, as at some game in which each strives to drive the ball his own way

  8. Bandy(adj)

    bent; crooked; curved laterally, esp. with the convex side outward; as, a bandy leg


  1. Bandy

    Bandy is a team winter sport played on ice, in which skaters use sticks to direct a ball into the opposing team's goal.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bandy

    ban′di, n. a club bent at the end for striking a ball: a game at ball with such a club (bandy-ball = hockey).—v.t. to beat to and fro as with a bandy: to toss from one to another (as words with any one) = to discuss or debate; to give and take blows or reproaches: (Shak.) to fight, strive:—pa.p. ban′died.—n. Ban′dying.adj. Ban′dy-legged, having bandy or crooked legs. [Fr. bander, perh. conn. with bande, a side.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bandy in a Sentence

  1. George Steiner:

    The violent illiteracies of the graffiti, the clenched silence of the adolescent, the nonsense cries from the stage-happening, are resolutely strategic. The insurgent and the freak-out have broken off discourse with a cultural system which they despise as a cruel, antiquated fraud. They will not bandy words with it. Accept, even momentarily, the conventions of literate linguistic exchange, and you are caught in the net of the old values, of the grammars that can condescend or enslave.

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