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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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This is obviously maybe something he said in the past in answer to questions, but certainly when I told him that was where I want him to play he didn't bat an eyelid and was more than happy.
What can't be, however, ignored is the alacrity with which Congress ministers, including many who didn't bat an eyelid in ratifying the ordinance in the Cabinet, and leaders, coming out in support of Rahul Gandhi's criticism of the government.
The big man didn't bat an eyelid when Jack Nicholson took his axe to that bathroom door and declared: "Heeeere's Johnny
Luckily when we asked if we could possibly move to a peaceful looking table in the far corner, the waitress didn't bat an eyelid at her difficult customers and reached for our glasses.
And he didn't bat an eyelid when news broke Cardiff City had sacked their quarterback Dave Jones.
He didn't bat an eyelid all day apparently," she says.
Angus Young didn't bat an eyelid when his parents,William and Margaret, announced the family were emigrating from Cranhill, Glasgow, to Sydney, Australia - 10,515 miles away - in 1963.
He didn't bat an eyelid at kings coming to visit and angels appearing.
I thought he might at least have asked if I really was 60 but he didn't bat an eyelid.
But efficient and helpful staff didn't bat an eyelid at my request and were happy to make recommendations from the extensive menu which also includes salads and endless side dishes.
When young Gaia saw her mum - warts and all - she didn't bat an eyelid.
POPULAR pub landlady Carol Cooper didn't bat an eyelid when regulars queued up to throw buckets of water at her.
But when the 47-year-old former child star paid a surprise visit to long-lost cousin Miss Cresswell, a retired mid-wife from St Athan, she didn't bat an eyelid.
But when I turned up with my walking stick after injuring my foot, he didn't bat an eyelid.
I revealed my sexuality to party leader Micheal Martin and he didn't bat an eyelid PAT CAREY on rte yesterday