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Synonyms for bandy

Synonyms for bandy

to give and receive

to speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about

Synonyms for bandy

toss or strike a ball back and forth

exchange blows

discuss lightly

have legs that curve outward at the knees

References in classic literature ?
PHENOMENON and NOUMENON were bandied back and forth.
That there were heated discussions in the cabin, in which terms of latitude and longitude were bandied back and forth, Daughtry did know; but more than that he could not know, because it was early impressed upon him that the one place for him never to be, at such times of council, was the cabin.
A quick cross-fire of greetings and questions and rough West Saxon jests flew from rank to rank, or were bandied about betwixt the marching archers and the gazing crowd.
He heard his sister's sufferings derided, and her virtuous conduct jeered at and brutally misconstrued; he heard her name bandied from mouth to mouth, and herself made the subject of coarse and insolent wagers, free speech, and licentious jesting.
The ring is broken, and high and angry words are being bandied about.
She was no such fool, however; it's from her you must inherit your excellent good sense; and she refused to be bandied from one to another.
All sorts of rough jests and catchwords were bandied about among them; and the story of the Diamond turned up again unexpectedly, in the form of a mischievous joke.
A dark mass, looming through a cloud of dust, soon became visible; the mob quickened their pace; shouting and whooping like savages, they came rushing on pell mell; and in a few seconds he was bandied from hand to hand, in the heart of a crowd of men.
Strange rumours began to be bandied about -- rumours of murdered immigrants and rifled camps in regions where Indians had never been seen.
Yes, it's potential, but there are plenty of names bandied about, so I'll bandy his name about.
I would suggest they have been bandied about by the Circuit's critics.
He said: "You just have to do the maths when you get the kind of money that is being bandied about in the IPL.
There are great moral and philosophical questions bandied about amid bouts of shattering violence and cruel torture, but they don't reach any kind of coherent conclusion.