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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To mention or gossip in small talk. To mention an idea, name, remark etc several times, especially in order to seem impressive.

Usage examples (33)
  • The members of the club will bandy about names while trying to decide who the new members will be.
  • We now only apply the term bandy to legs.
  • The name "bandy" is sometimes applied also to shinney or shinty and in
  • Here they have "bandy" matches, ski-ing, and tobogganing, as well as other winter games. for more
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