Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sandbag

1 sense of sandbag

Sense 1
sandbag -- (a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast)
       => bag -- (a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sandbag

5 senses of sandbag

Sense 1
sandbag -- (treat harshly or unfairly)
       => wrong -- (treat unjustly; do wrong to)

Sense 2
dragoon, sandbag, railroad -- (compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone")
       => coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force -- (to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information")

Sense 3
sandbag, stun -- (hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag)
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 4
sandbag -- (downplay one's ability (towards others) in a game in order to deceive, as in gambling)
       => misinform, mislead -- (give false or misleading information to)

Sense 5
sandbag -- (protect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up; "The residents sandbagged the beach front")
       => strengthen -- (gain strength; "His body strengthened")

2023, Cloud WordNet Browser