Bandy in a sentence as a verb

I have not passed through fire and death to bandy crooked words with a witless worm.

Trust me, that is not an accusation I bandy about lightly.

Then we bandy around whatever meaning we've drudged up to support our pet theories.

It's a really stupid word to bandy about in a civil war. The country was governed by Britain.

I lost a point for suggesting that we not bandy about a medical term as a pejorative.

If that's your proof for Tesla ruining the oil economy then your standing on thin evidence, as bandy said.

This goes along the lines of many similar "ironies" that the business press likes to bandy about.

Bandy in a sentence as an adjective

I don't understand this instant knee-jerk reaction to call the lawyers out and bandy about the idea of a lawsuit.

Even if accurate, you haven't explained why that's good or bad. What's the "good stuff"?If you want to go bandy about how awful Big Jesus is, you really need to have more thorough rhetoric.

It's not something you just casually bandy about, and it's a major turn-off admittedly for both guys and girls.

?Maybe it's still quid pro quo, no matter how you look at it, but when you bandy about dollar amounts, don't pretend like that's an objective value.

While I would not say smoking/chewing tobacco has any health benefits, the statistics they bandy about for smoking are skewed [i]heavily[/i] to weight the desired results, too. Sorry to be the unpopular guy and say this... bring on the pitchforks & someone get a rope!

That people like you so casually bandy about the term, as if your fellow citizens are asking for something foreign or not already a guaranteed right, is testament to how far we've gone astray.

I agree with NNQ that it's very troubling to bandy around diagnostic labels like this, and deem people to be dangerous, just because of a tentative probabilistic diagnosis.

Bandy definitions


toss or strike a ball back and forth


exchange blows


discuss lightly; "We bandied around these difficult questions"


have legs that curve outward at the knees

See also: bandy-legged bowed bowleg bowlegged