plural -es
: a wildly grotesque or bizarre individual
like teaching metaphysics to a bandersnatchF. B. Ebersole

Word History


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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“Bandersnatch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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