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Synonyms for bat

club

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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Pillow doesn't bat an eyelid as Mindy the African Grey parrot treats her as a cushion.
Despite everything he doesn't bat an eyelid and he hasn't let it stop him doing what he wants to do.
His chats with adults are now interspersed with baby-talk - "googoos", "gaa-gaas" and the like - his wife is referred to as "mummy" and he doesn't bat an eyelid when his months-old daughter affectionately covers him in vomit (although selfinflicted regurgitations were known to happen during his student days).
I'm very glad The Chemicals didn't become famous in that way, but Lily takes it all in her stride and doesn't bat an eyelid, although it can be a bit invasive at times.
He doesn't bat an eyelid when he has to sieve them out of the bedding they live in and package them up.
This documentary argues it's thanks to Madam Cyn that today Britain doesn't bat an eyelid at cross-dressing barristers or kinky vicars.
THE estimable Joan Collins guest stars tonight as a titled guest who has so much money she doesn't bat an eyelid when a couple of grand goes missing from her bedside table.
Sarah Smart's boyfriend doesn't bat an eyelid when it comes to the love of his life kissing other girls, but he's not so sure about her close encounters with good-looking men.