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  1. sandbag(verb)

    a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast

  2. sandbag(verb)

    treat harshly or unfairly

  3. dragoon, sandbag, railroad(verb)

    compel by coercion, threats, or crude means

    "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"

  4. sandbag, stun(verb)

    hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag

  5. sandbag(verb)

    downplay one's ability (towards others) in a game in order to deceive, as in gambling

  6. sandbag(verb)

    protect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up

    "The residents sandbagged the beach front"


  1. sandbag(v.)

    Hence: (Poker) To encourage opponents into betting more by first refraining from betting while having a strong hand, and only later raising the stakes. In informal games, certain types of sandbagging are forbidden.


  1. sandbag(Noun)

    a bag, filled with sand, that can be used to weigh something down, to make a defensive wall against flooding etc, or as a weapon

  2. sandbag(Verb)

    To construct a wall of sandbags (around something).

  3. sandbag(Verb)

    To strike someone with a sandbag or other object to disable or render unconscious.

  4. sandbag(Verb)

    To deceive someone by pretending to be weak, or (in cards) to have a weak hand.

  5. sandbag(Verb)

    To pretend to drink early on so that as the night draws on one can drink everyone "under the table".


  1. Sandbag

    A sandbag is a sack made of hessian/burlap, polypropylene or other materials that is filled with sand or soil and used for such purposes as flood control, military fortification, shielding glass windows in war zones and ballast. Advantages are that burlap and sand are inexpensive, and that the bags can be brought in empty and filled with local sand or soil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sandbag in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sandbag in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sandbag in a Sentence

  1. Damien Morris:

    Analysis from Sandbag finds that, against expectations, the market surplus decreased by only 10 million last year, leaving the total at 2,088 million.

  2. Clive Standen:

    Working outdoors suits me, we came up with a routine that kept me out of the gym: weighted tail sprints, kettlebell farmer walks, using a sandbag for power cleans and presses ….

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