- bandybandy1 [ban′dē]vt.bandied, bandying [Fr bander, to bandy at tennis, lit., connect by binding: see BAND1, vt.]1. to toss or hit back and forth, as a ball2. to pass (gossip, rumor, etc.) about freely and carelessly3. to give and take; specif., to exchange (words) in an angry or argumentative mannerbandy2 [ban′dē]n.pl. bandies [Fr bandé, pp. of bander, to tie, bend (as a bow): see BAND1, vt.]1. an old game, much like field hockey, still played in parts of Europe2. a club bent at one end, used to strike the ball in this gameadj.bent or curved outward; bowed
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.