bandy - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈbændi/
present tense
I/you/we/theybandy
he/she/itbandies
present participlebandying
past tensebandied
past participlebandied

phrase

phrasal verb

bandy around

or bandy about

[transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theybandy around
he/she/itbandies around
present participlebandying around
past tensebandied around
past participlebandied around
to mention something a lot, usually without thinking much about what you are saying

I don’t want people bandying my name about in public.