bant

[ bant ]
/ bænt /

verb (used without object) Medicine/Medical.

to lose weight by practicing Bantingism.

Nearby words

  1. banquo,
  2. bans,
  3. bansela,
  4. banshee,
  5. banstead,
  6. bantam,
  7. bantam work,
  8. bantamweight,
  9. banteng,
  10. banter

Origin of bant

First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from Banting

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British Dictionary definitions for banted

bant

/ (bænt) /

noun Lancashire dialect

string
strength or springiness of material

Word Origin for bant

probably a dialect pronunciation of band ²

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