1. [ verb ] protect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up

"The residents sandbagged the beach front"

Related terms: strengthen
2. [ verb ] hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
Synonyms: stun
Related terms: hit
3. [ verb ] treat harshly or unfairly
Related terms: wrong
4. [ verb ] downplay one's ability (towards others) in a game in order to deceive, as in gambling
Related terms: misinform understate
5. [ verb ] compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
Synonyms: railroad dragoon

"They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"

Related terms: coerce
6. [ noun ] a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast
Related terms: bag
Similar spelling:   sandbagger