sandbag

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Noun[edit]

sandbag (plural sandbags)

  1. a bag, filled with sand, that can be used to weigh something down, to make a defensive wall against flooding etc, or as a weapon

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Verb[edit]

sandbag (third-person singular simple present sandbags, present participle sandbagging, simple past and past participle sandbagged)

  1. To construct a wall of sandbags (around something).
  2. (transitive) To strike someone with a sandbag or other object to disable or render unconscious.
  3. (transitive) To deceive someone by pretending to be weak, or (in cards) to have a weak hand.
  4. To pretend to drink early on so that as the night draws on one can drink everyone "under the table".