Thesaurus > Related Words: sandbag

  Words related to sandbag

Related / Similar Words: stun, dragoon, railroad

 

Definition:
  • a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast;
  • protect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up; "The residents sandbagged the beach front";
  • downplay one''s ability (towards others) in a game in order to deceive, as in gambling;
  • hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag;
  • compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone";
  • treat harshly or unfairly;

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    Entailments: understate, minimize, minimise, downplay

     

    Derivational Morphology: stun, sandbagger

     

     
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