sandbagger


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sand·bag

 (sănd′băg′)
n.
A bag filled with sand and used as ballast, in the formation of protective walls, or as a weapon.
v. sand·bagged, sand·bag·ging, sand·bags
v.tr.
1. To put sandbags in or around.
2. To hit with a sandbag.
3. Slang
a. To treat severely or unjustly.
b. To force by crude means; coerce: sandbagged us into cleaning up their mess.
c. To downplay or misrepresent one's ability in a game or activity in order to deceive (someone), especially in gambling: sandbagged the pool player by playing poorly in the first game when stakes were low.
v.intr. Slang
To downplay or misrepresent one's ability in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling.

sand′bag′ger n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandbagger - someone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
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El Nino brought a great deal of interest, and it really boosted sales,'' said Stacey Kanzler, president of the Sandbagger Corp.
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Stacey Kanzler, who invented the Sandbagger and a new industry for fighting floods, said a five person crew from preteenagers to adults can fill up to 1,600 sandbags an hour using her equipment.
Jim Kanzler, vice president of the Sandbagger Corp.