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  Words related to bat

Related / Similar Words: at-bat, chiropteran, cricket bat, squash racket, squash racquet, flutter, clobber, drub, thrash, lick

 

Definition:
  • (baseball) a turn batting; "he was at bat when it happened"; "he got 4 hits in 4 at-bats";
  • nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate;
  • a club used for hitting a ball in various games;
  • a bat used in playing cricket;
  • a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash;
  • wink briefly; "bat one''s eyelids";
  • beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!";
  • strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball";
  • use a bat; "Who''s batting?";
  • have a turn at bat; "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez";

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    Hyponyms: fruit bat, megabat, carnivorous bat, microbat, baseball bat, lumber, paddle, switch-hit

     

    Grouped Verbs: thrash, thresh, lam, flail

     

    Member Meronyms: Chiroptera, order Chiroptera

     

    Derivational Morphology: thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping, squash racket, squash racquet, batter, hitter, slugger, batsman, batting

     

    Anagrams: tab

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: kolf and vlêrmuis   Albanian: lakuriq  
    Belarusian: лятучая мыш   Bosnian: slijepi miš  
    Bulgarian: прилеп   Catalan: muricec  
    Chinese: 球棒 and 蝙蝠   Croatian: šišmiš  
    Danish: flagermus   Dutch: slaghout and vleermuis  
    Esperanto: vesperto   Estonian: nahkhiir  
    Finnish: lepakko and maila   French: bâton and chauve-souris  
    Frisian: flearmûs   Galician: morcego  
    German: Fledermaus and Schläger   Greek: νυχτερίδα  
    Hungarian: denevér   Icelandic: kylfa and leðurblaka  
    Indonesian: kelelawar   Interlingua: bat and vespertilion  
    Italian: pipistrello   Japanese: バット and 蝙蝠  
    Korean: 박쥐 and 방망이   Latin: vespertilio  
    Lithuanian: šikšnosparnis   Macedonian: лилjак  
    Maltese: farfett il-lejl   Norwegian: balltre and flaggermus  
    Polish: nietoperz   Portuguese: bastão and morcego  
    Romanian: liliac   Russian: бита and летучая мышь  
    Serbian: слепи миш   Slovak: netopier  
    Slovene: netopir   Spanish: bate and murciélago  
    Swedish: fladdermus and slagträ   Telugu: గబ్బిలం  
    Turkish: yarasa   Ukrainian: кажан  
    Welsh: bat and ystlum  
     
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