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Bats vs. Bat

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  • Bats (noun)

    plural of bat

  • Bats (adjective)

    Mad, insane.

    "You must be bats to go out in the cold without a coat on."

  • Bat (noun)

    Any of the small, nocturnal, flying mammals of the order Chiroptera, which navigate by means of echolocation.

  • Bat (noun)

    An old woman.

  • Bat (noun)

    A club made of wood or aluminium used for striking the ball in sports such as baseball, softball and cricket.

  • Bat (noun)

    A turn at hitting the ball with a bat in a game.

  • Bat (noun)

    The piece of wood on which the spinner places the coins and then uses for throwing them.

  • Bat (noun)

    Shale or bituminous shale.

  • Bat (noun)

    A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.

  • Bat (noun)

    A part of a brick with one whole end.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke; a sharp blow.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke of work.

  • Bat (noun)

    Rate of motion; speed.

  • Bat (noun)

    A spree; a jollification.

  • Bat (noun)

    Manner; rate; condition; state of health.

  • Bat (noun)

    packsaddle

  • Bat (verb)

    to hit with a bat.

  • Bat (verb)

    to take a turn at hitting a ball with a bat in sports like cricket, baseball and softball, as opposed to fielding.

  • Bat (verb)

    to strike or swipe as though with a bat

    "The cat batted at the toy."

  • Bat (verb)

    to flutter: bat one's eyelashes.

  • Bat (verb)

    To bate or flutter, as a hawk.

  • Bat (verb)

    To wink.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Bats (adjective)

    Crazy; insane; loony; demented; batty.

  • Bat (noun)

    A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.

  • Bat (noun)

    In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket.

  • Bat (noun)

    A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.

  • Bat (noun)

    A part of a brick with one whole end; a brickbat.

  • Bat (noun)

    Shale or bituminous shale.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke; a sharp blow.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke of work.

  • Bat (noun)

    Rate of motion; speed.

  • Bat (noun)

    A spree; a jollification.

  • Bat (noun)

    Manner; rate; condition; state of health.

  • Bat (noun)

    One of the Chiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Chiroptera and Vampire.

  • Bat (noun)

    Same as Tical, n., 1.

  • Bat

    To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.

  • Bat

    To bate or flutter, as a hawk.

  • Bat

    To wink.

  • Bat (verb)

    To use a bat, as in a game of baseball; when used with a numerical postmodifier it indicates a baseball player's performance (as a decimal) at bat; as, he batted .270 in 1993 (i.e. he got safe hits in 27 percent of his official turns at bat).

Webster Dictionary
  • Bats (adjective)

    informal or slang terms for mentally irregular;

    "it used to drive my husband balmy"

  • Bat (noun)

    nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

  • Bat (noun)

    (baseball) a turn batting;

    "he was at bat when it happened"

    "he got 4 hits in 4 at-bats"

  • Bat (noun)

    a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

  • Bat (noun)

    a bat used in playing cricket

  • Bat (noun)

    a club used for hitting a ball in various games

  • Bat (verb)

    strike with, or as if with a baseball bat;

    "bat the ball"

  • Bat (verb)

    wink briefly;

    "bat one's eyelids"

  • Bat (verb)

    have a turn at bat;

    "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"

  • Bat (verb)

    use a bat;

    "Who's batting?"

  • Bat (verb)

    beat thoroughly in a competition or fight;

    "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

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