MEANING: noun: 1. A fast and ferocious wild creature. 2. An uncouth or bizarre person.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by Lewis Carroll in his 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass. The name of a fictional creature.

BANDERSNITCH - the backup guitar player when he tattles

BANKERSNATCH - Jeopardy answer to the question "Who caused the Credit-Bubble collapse of of 2008?"

BANDERASNATCH - what they call the game of "Capture the White Flag" in Spanish Harlem