noun ban·der·snatch \ˈban-dər-ˌsnach\

Definition of bandersnatch



  1. :  a wildly grotesque or bizarre individual like teaching metaphysics to a bandersnatch — F. B. Ebersole

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Origin and Etymology of bandersnatch

from Bandersnatch, a fabulous animal in Through the Looking Glass (1872) by Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson) †1898 English mathematician & writer

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a trip made at another's expense

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