Definition of bandy wordsold-fashioned
- I don't want to bandy words with you.
: to bat (something, such as a tennis ball) to and fro
: to toss from side to side or pass about from one to another often in a careless or inappropriate manner
: a game similar to hockey and believed to be its prototype
: a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use
: the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements
: a written or printed character or combination of characters representing a spoken word
: to express in words : phrase
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