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Synonyms for bat


Synonyms for bat

to open and close the eyes rapidly

Synonyms for bat

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

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

the club used in playing cricket

a club used for hitting a ball in various games

strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

wink briefly

have a turn at bat

use a bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

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From dragonflies to spiders to little chipmunks and moles, the ultra-realistic products will keep furry felines occupied as they hunt, watch, stalk and bat around the toys.
I am yet to see Sachin throw the bat around even when given out wrongly.
It only takes someone to get a hundred and guys to bat around them and we are posting 300 and we are a good team again.
Player-of-the-Match Atkins said: "I wouldn't call my innings a fluent one, but our bowlers took all the pressure off us, so I was able to scratch around and bat around the two good batters.
We went back to the basics of one-day cricket - your opening batsman bats through, gets a hundred and the others bat around him.
The rest of us just had to bat around (Gilchrist's) innings," said Ponting.
Garbutt claimed the two cuts Mr Bottomley received to his head must have been caused when he was swinging the baseball bat around.