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Adjective
Crazy or behaving irrationally
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“She was bats and contrary, but she seemed to be self-aware with a genuine sense of humor about her own battiness and contrariness.”
Noun
Plural for a club used for striking balls, such as in sports or games
“A man threw the ball into the air and then struck it with a bat, sending it far off into the distance.”
Noun
Plural for a short, thick stick used as a weapon
“Someone had hit me with a bat in the back of my leg.”
Noun
Plural for a hard strike or hit
“He'd attacked the female cat with a sharp bat to the face and the two were now hissing and scratching their way across the rug.”
Noun
Batting or batts
Noun
Plural for any mammal, of the order Chiroptera, that has forelimbs modified to form wings
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Plural for a saddle designed to secure and carry goods on the back of an animal
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Plural for an act of flapping or waving, usually quickly and irregularly
Noun
Plural for an act or instance of winking or blinking
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Plural for a wrestling or boxing match
Verb
To strike or swipe, as though with a bat
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“He would bat the ball hard so that it went across the road into the cotton gin yard.”
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To strike or hit repeatedly
“Ignoring her, he continued to bat at the flames with his palms, refusing to stop until the fire was out.”
Verb
To flap or flutter, especially one's eyelids
“This was the kind of man who'd expect a woman to bat her eyelids at him while doing his washing.”
Verb
To aimlessly move or drift from place to place
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“I wondered why I couldn't just get a van and bat around the country doing whatever it is I do?”
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To move or cause to move in a rhythmic, flapping motion
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Verb
Wander about listlessly and aimlessly because of unhappiness or boredom
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