- an imaginary wild animal of fierce disposition.
- a person of uncouth or unconventional habits, attitudes, etc., especially one considered a menace, nuisance, or the like.
Origin of bandersnatch
coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking Glass (1871)
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Examples from the Web for bandersnatch
We expected to see a Bandersnatch every minute, didn't we, Noël?Oswald Bastable and Others
After all, I need a bandersnatch, dont I, to keep me straight?
I am sure you look like a bandersnatch; a biting, snarling creature.
Any number of natives with knives were preferable to a Bandersnatch.
There might be things in the Devan Forest worse than a Bandersnatch.