What is another word for bandied about?

Pronunciation: [bˈandɪd ɐbˈa͡ʊt] (IPA)

The phrase "bandied about" is often used to describe an idea or rumor that is being passed around without much thought or consideration. Some synonyms for this phrase could include "tossed around," "flung about," or "circulated." Other possible alternatives might include "bantered," "gossiped," "spun," or "conversed." Regardless of the specific term used, the idea behind these phrases is that something is being discussed or spread without regard for its validity or accuracy. This can be frustrating for those who are trying to communicate accurate information, as the prevalence of rumors and speculation can muddy the waters and make it difficult to get to the truth.

What are the hypernyms for Bandied about?

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Famous quotes with Bandied about

  • It became evident to me that there was a very serious political element at work. I know that the term impeachment was bandied about. I do not believe, however, that the word was used with the ferocity it was more recently or that it was in the Nixon years.
    Fred F. Fielding
  • Well, it was actually - I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out.
    Monica Lewinsky
  • Alvin had met true evil in his life, but he still persisted in thinking it was awful rare, and the word was bandied about too much by those who didn’t understand what real badness was.
    Orson Scott Card

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