Definitions for bat

Definitions for (noun) bat

Main entry: at-bat, bat

Definition: (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

Usage: he was at bat when it happened; he got four hits in four at-bats

Main entry: chiropteran, bat

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

Main entry: bat

Definition: a club used for hitting a ball in various games

Main entry: cricket bat, bat

Definition: the club used in playing cricket

Usage: a cricket bat has a narrow handle and a broad flat end for hitting

Main entry: squash racket, squash racquet, bat

Definition: a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

Definitions for (verb) bat

Main entry: bat, flutter

Definition: wink briefly

Usage: bat one's eyelids

Main entry: clobber, thrash, lick, drub, cream, bat

Definition: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

Usage: We licked the other team on Sunday!

Main entry: bat

Definition: strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

Usage: bat the ball

Main entry: bat

Definition: use a bat

Usage: Who's batting?

Main entry: bat

Definition: have a turn at bat

Usage: Jones bats first, followed by Martinez

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