Meaning of BANDY in English

BANDY (-ies, -ied) 1 (often foll. by about) a pass (a story, rumour, etc.) to and fro. b throw or pass (a ball etc.) to and fro. 2 (often foll. by about) discuss disparagingly (bandied her name about). 3 (often foll. by with) exchange (blows, insults, etc.) (don't bandy words with me). [perh. f. F bander take sides f. bande BAND(2)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.