sand´bag´ger

sand´bag´ger
sand|bag «SAND BAG», noun, verb, -bagged, -bag|ging.
–n.
1. a bag filled with sand. Sandbags are used to protect trenches, as ballast on a balloon, and to reinforce a levee or dike.
2. a small bag of sand used as a club.
–v.t.
1. to furnish with sandbags: »

There was no flood here; nothing had been damaged; no one was sandbagging streets or houses (Harper's).

2. to hit or stun with a sandbag: »

Figurative. to be sandbagged by creditors, Figurative. sandbagging tactics.

sand´bag´ger, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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