Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: B B- B. Ba Bb Bc Bd Be Bh Bi Bj Bk Bl Bm Bn Bo Bp Br Bs Bt Bu Bv Bw By
bandung | bandura | bandwagon | bandwagon effect | bandwidth | bandy | bandy about | bandy legs | bandy words | bandy-legged | bane

bandy

RELATED WORDS :


 : 
Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective
 : 
ban=dy

CIDE DICTIONARY

bandyn. [Telugu ba.].
     A carriage or cart used in India, esp. one drawn by bullocks.  [1913 Webster]
bandyn. [Cf. F. bandé, p. p. of bander to bind, to bend (a bow), to bandy, fr. bande. See Band, n.].
  •  A club bent at the lower part for striking a ball at play; a hockey stick.  Johnson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The game played with such a club; hockey; shinney; bandy ball.  [1913 Webster]
bandyv. t. 
  •  To beat to and fro, as a ball in playing at bandy.  [1913 Webster]
    "Like tennis balls bandied and struck upon us . . . by rackets from without."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give and receive reciprocally; to exchange.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To toss about, as from person to person; to circulate freely in a light manner; -- of ideas, facts, rumors, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let not obvious and known truth be bandied about in a disputation."  [1913 Webster]
bandyv. i. 
     To contend, as at some game in which each strives to drive the ball his own way.  [1913 Webster]
    "Fit to bandy with thy lawless sons."  [1913 Webster]
bandya. 
     Bent; crooked; curved laterally, esp. with the convex side outward; as, a bandy leg.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bandy, adj. (bandier, bandiest)
1 (of the legs) curved so as to be wide apart at the knees.
2 (also bandy-legged) (of a person) having bandy legs.

bandy, v.tr. (-ies, -ied)
1 (often foll. by about) a pass (a story, rumour, etc.) to and fro. b throw or pass (a ball etc.) to and fro.
2 (often foll. by about) discuss disparagingly (bandied her name about).
3 (often foll. by with) exchange (blows, insults, etc.) (don't bandy words with me).

Etymology
perh. f. F bander take sides f. bande BAND(2)

THESAURUS

bandy

alternate, answer, arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy-legged, banter, be quits with, blemished, bloated, bowed, bowlegged, bowlike, change, chuck, club-footed, commute, compensate, concave, convex, cooperate, counterchange, defaced, deformed, disfigured, dwarfed, embowed, exchange, flatfooted, flip, get back at, get even with, gibbose, gibbous, give and take, grotesque, humpbacked, humped, humpy, hunched, hunchy, ill-made, ill-proportioned, ill-shaped, interchange, knock-kneed, logroll, malformed, marred, misbegotten, misproportioned, misshapen, monstrous, mutilated, out of shape, oxbow, pay back, permute, pigeon-toed, pitch, pug-nosed, rachitic, reciprocate, repay, requite, respond, retaliate, retort, return, return the compliment, rickety, simous, snub-nosed, stumpy, swap, swaybacked, switch, talipedic, throw, toss, trade, transpose, truncated, vaulted

ROGET THESAURUS

bandy

Interchange

VB interchange, exchange, counterchange, bandy, transpose, shuffle, change bands, swap, permute, reciprocate, commute, give and take, return the compliment, play at puss in the corner, play at battledore and shuttlecock, retaliate, requite, rearrange, recombine.

Distortion

N distortion, detortion, contortion, twist, crookedness, grimace, deformity, malformation, malconformation, harelip, monstrosity, misproportion, want of symmetry, anamorphosis, ugliness, talipes, teratology, asymmetry, irregularity, distorted, out of shape, irregular, asymmetric, unsymmetric, awry, wry, askew, crooked, not true, not straight, on one side, crump, deformed, harelipped, misshapen, misbegotten, misproportioned, ill proportioned, ill-made, grotesque, monstrous, crooked as a ram's horn, camel backed, hump backed, hunch backed, bunch backed, crook backed, bandy, bandy legged, bow legged, bow kneed, knock kneed, splay footed, club footed, round shouldered, snub nosed, curtailed of one's fair proportions, stumpy, gaunt, bloated, scalene, simous, taliped, talipedic, all manner of ways, crooked as a Virginia fence.

Agitation

VB be agitated, shake, tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf, quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, tumble, stagger, bob, reel, sway, wag, waggle, wriggle, wriggle like an eel, dance, stumble, shamble, flounder, totter, flounce, flop, curvet, prance, cavort, squirm, throb, pulsate, beat, palpitate, go pitapat, flutter, flitter, flicker, bicker, bustle, ferment, effervesce, foam, boil, boil over, bubble up, simmer, toss about, jump about, jump like a parched pea, shake like an aspen leaf, shake to its center, shake to its foundations, be the sport of the winds and waves, reel to and fro like a drunken man, move from post to pillar and from pillar to post, drive from post to pillar and from pillar to post, keep between hawk and buzzard, agitate, shake, convulse, toss, tumble, bandy, wield, brandish, flap, flourish, whisk, jerk, hitch, jolt, jog, joggle, jostle, buffet, hustle, disturb, stir, shake up, churn, jounce, wallop, whip, vellicate.


For further exploring for "bandy" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #15: To dig deeper, please read related articles at bible.org (via Articles Tab). [ALL]
created in 0.24 seconds
powered by bible.org