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ban·dy

 (băn′dē)
tr.v. ban·died, ban·dy·ing, ban·dies
1.
a. To toss or throw back and forth.
b. To hit (a ball, for example) back and forth.
2.
a. To give and receive (words, for example); exchange: The old friends bandied compliments when they met.
b. To discuss in a casual or frivolous manner: bandy an idea about.
adj.
Bowed or bent in an outward curve: bandy legs.
n. pl. ban·dies Sports
1. A game resembling field hockey but played on ice by skaters.
2. A stick, bent at one end, used in playing this game.

[Origin unknown.]

bandy

(ˈbændɪ)
adj, -dier or -diest
1. Also: bandy-legged having legs curved outwards at the knees
2. (Anatomy) (of legs) curved outwards at the knees
3. knock someone bandy informal Austral to amaze or astound
vb (tr) , -dies, -dying or -died
4. to exchange (words) in a heated or hostile manner
5. to give and receive (blows)
6. (often foll by about) to circulate (a name, rumour, etc)
7. to throw or strike to and fro; toss about
n, pl -dies
8. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) an early form of hockey, often played on ice
9. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) a stick, curved at one end, used in the game of bandy
10. (Tennis) an old form of tennis
[C16: probably from Old French bander to hit the ball back and forth at tennis]

ban•dy

(ˈbæn di)

v. -died, -dy•ing, v.t.
1. to pass from one to another or back and forth; trade; exchange: to bandy blows.
2. to throw or strike to and fro or from side to side, as a ball in tennis.
3. to circulate freely: to bandy gossip.
adj.
4. (of legs) having a bend or crook outward; bowed.
n.
5. a game resembling ice hockey.
[1570–80; perhaps < Sp]
ban′di•ness, n.

bandy


Past participle: bandied
Gerund: bandying

Imperative
bandy
bandy
Present
I bandy
you bandy
he/she/it bandies
we bandy
you bandy
they bandy
Preterite
I bandied
you bandied
he/she/it bandied
we bandied
you bandied
they bandied
Present Continuous
I am bandying
you are bandying
he/she/it is bandying
we are bandying
you are bandying
they are bandying
Present Perfect
I have bandied
you have bandied
he/she/it has bandied
we have bandied
you have bandied
they have bandied
Past Continuous
I was bandying
you were bandying
he/she/it was bandying
we were bandying
you were bandying
they were bandying
Past Perfect
I had bandied
you had bandied
he/she/it had bandied
we had bandied
you had bandied
they had bandied
Future
I will bandy
you will bandy
he/she/it will bandy
we will bandy
you will bandy
they will bandy
Future Perfect
I will have bandied
you will have bandied
he/she/it will have bandied
we will have bandied
you will have bandied
they will have bandied
Future Continuous
I will be bandying
you will be bandying
he/she/it will be bandying
we will be bandying
you will be bandying
they will be bandying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bandying
you have been bandying
he/she/it has been bandying
we have been bandying
you have been bandying
they have been bandying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bandying
you will have been bandying
he/she/it will have been bandying
we will have been bandying
you will have been bandying
they will have been bandying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bandying
you had been bandying
he/she/it had been bandying
we had been bandying
you had been bandying
they had been bandying
Conditional
I would bandy
you would bandy
he/she/it would bandy
we would bandy
you would bandy
they would bandy
Past Conditional
I would have bandied
you would have bandied
he/she/it would have bandied
we would have bandied
you would have bandied
they would have bandied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bandy - toss or strike a ball back and forthbandy - toss or strike a ball back and forth
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
shuttlecock - send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock
2.bandy - exchange blowsbandy - exchange blows      
fight, struggle, contend - be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
3.bandy - discuss lightly; "We bandied around these difficult questions"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
Adj.1.bandy - have legs that curve outward at the kneesbandy - have legs that curve outward at the knees
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"

bandy

verb exchange, trade, pass, throw, truck, swap, toss, shuffle, commute, interchange, barter, reciprocate The prosecution and defense were bandying accusations back and forth.

bandy

verb
1. To give and receive:
2. To speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about.Also used with about:
Informal: hash (over), kick around, knock about (or around).
Slang: rap.
Translations
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bandyhjulbenet
Bandy
jääpall
jääpallo
arquébandy
karikaláb
hjólfættur
kreivakojiskreivas
līks
bandy
bandy
bandy

bandy

1 [ˈbændɪ] VT [+ jokes, insults] → cambiar, intercambiar
don't bandy words with me!¡no discuta conmigo!
bandy about VT + ADV the story was bandied about thatse rumoreaba que ...
to bandy sb's name aboutcircular el nombre de algn

bandy

2 [ˈbændɪ] bandy-legged [ˈbændɪˈlegd] ADJestevado

bandy

[ˈbændi]
adj [legs] → arqué(e)
vt [+ jokes, insults] → échanger
bandy about
vt [+ statistics, ideas] → faire circuler; [+ name]
His name was bandied about in showbiz circles → On parlait de lui à tout bout de champ dans les milieux du showbiz.bandy-legged [ˌbændiˈlɛgd] adjaux jambes arquées

bandy

1
adjkrumm; bandy legs (of people)O-Beine

bandy

2
vt jokessich (dat)erzählen; to bandy words (with somebody)sich (mit jdm) herumstreiten

bandy

[ˈbændɪ] vt (jokes, insults) → scambiarsi
bandy about vt + adv (word, phrase) → ripetere con insistenza
to bandy sb's name about → parlare con insistenza di qn

bandy

(ˈbӕndi) adjective
(of legs) bent outwards at the knee. She wears long skirts to hide her bandy legs.
bandy-ˈlegged (-legid) adjective
References in classic literature ?
His whole body moved up and down as he rubbed, and he was a funny sight from the rear, with his shaggy head and bandy legs.
I shall not bandy words with you," observed the foreign-bred Mr.
However, I made no reply; I would not bandy words with a raven.
They was like drumsticks i' stockin' two month' ago--an' I heard folk tell as they was bandy an' knock-kneed both at th' same time.
but I came not hither to bandy reproaches with you.
But the mole kicked him with his bandy legs and said:
That great man who was so revered by D'Artagnan the elder served as an object of ridicule to the Musketeers of Treville, who cracked their jokes upon his bandy legs and his crooked back.
He was not exactly a showy figure; his shoulders were high, his stature but middling-- one leg slightly more bandy than the other.
He becomes, it may be, a name for brawling parties to bandy to and fro, a legislator of the Union; a governor of his native state; an ambassador to the courts of kings or queens; and the world may deem him a man of happy stars.
But I won't bandy words with you," she pursued, and I well remember the old-fashioned, artificial sound she gave to the speech.
As to his remark about his deserts, it was also not unnatural if you consider that he stood beside the dead body of his father, and that there is no doubt that he had that very day so far forgotten his filial duty as to bandy words with him, and even, according to the little girl whose evidence is so important, to raise his hand as if to strike him.
It was useless to bandy words with one who gave such clear evidence of being something out of the common run of word-bandiers.