HyperDic: sandbag

English > 6 senses of the word sandbag:
NOUNartifactsandbaga bag filled with sand
VERBsocialsandbagtreat harshly or unfairly
socialsandbag, dragoon, railroadcompel by coercion, threats / threats, or crude means
contactsandbag, stunhit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
communicationsandbagdownplay one's ability (towards others) in a game / game / game in order to deceive, as in gambling
changesandbagprotect or strengthen with sandbags
sandbag > pronunciation
Soundssae'ndbae.g
RhymesAg ... zigzag: 32 rhymes with aeg...
English > sandbag: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast.
BroaderbagA flexible container with a single opening
Spanishsaco terrero
Catalansac terrer
Verbssandbagprotect or strengthen with sandbags
sandbaghit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
English > sandbag: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtreat harshly or unfairly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderwrongtreat unjustly
English > sandbag: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcompel by coercion, threats / threats, or crude means.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
Example"They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"
Synonymsdragoon, railroad
Broadercoerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, forceTo cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
Spanishpresionar
English > sandbag: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaninghit something or somebody as if with a sandbag.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymstun
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishaturdir, pasmar
Nounssandbaga bag filled with sand
English > sandbag: 6 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningdownplay one's ability (towards others) in a game / game / game in order to deceive, as in gambling.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Entailsunderstate, minimize, minimise, downplayrepresent as less significant or important
Broadermisinform, misleadGive false / false or misleading information to
Nounssandbaggersomeone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you
English > sandbag: 6 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningprotect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The residents sandbagged the beach front"
Broaderstrengthengain strength
Nounssandbaga bag filled with sand

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