bandersnatch
[ ban-der-snach ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 19th century from Bandersnatch, a fabulous animal in Through the Looking Glass (1872) by Lewis Carroll
Synonyms
  • mythical creature
  • beast
  • monster
Definition
an imaginary wild animal of fierce disposition
Example
The little girl kept having nightmares of an evil bandersnatch.
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