Definition of "sandbag" [sand•bag]

  • (noun) A bag filled with sand and used as ballast, in the formation of protective walls, or as a weapon.
  • (verb-transitive) To put sandbags in or around.
  • (verb-transitive) To hit with a sandbag.
  • (verb-transitive) Slang To treat severely or unjustly.
  • (verb-transitive) Slang To force by crude means; coerce: sandbagged us into cleaning up their mess.

Use "sandbag" in a sentence

  • "Ludlum stressed that long-term sandbag storage is a pilot project."
  • "First, while a sandbag is the building block of a levee, no one sandbag can do what the whole levee does."
  • "I'm thinking shooting offhand is true love and a sandbag is a one night stand."

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