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a bag filled with sand, typically used for defensive purposes or for protection from flooding.
verb (sandbags, sandbagging, sandbagged) [with object]
(usually as adjective sandbagged
) barricade using sandbags:boarded-up shopfronts and sandbagged doorways
2hit or fell with or as if with a blow from a sandbag. North American coerce; bully. 3 [no object] deliberately underperform in a race or competition to gain an unfair advantage.