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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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"I'm the watering warden for the street, but the neighbours don't bat an eye."
But now, people don't bat an eye at my prices; they like my produce, and they plan on buying from me."
We don't bat an eye nowadays when someone decides to refashion The Nutcracker.
companies, don't bat an eye these days when they can buy companies at the right price--even if it means crossing international borders.