bandy about

idiom
variants: also bandy around
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of bandy about

: to discuss or mention (something) in a casual or informal way
  • The candidate hasn't chosen a running mate yet, but some names have been bandied about.

Word by Word Definitions

bandy play
  1. : to bat (something, such as a tennis ball) to and fro

  2. : to toss from side to side or pass about from one to another often in a careless or inappropriate manner

  3. : exchange

  1. : a game similar to hockey and believed to be its prototype

  1. : bowed

  2. : bowlegged


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