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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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CONSIDER this and don't bat an eyelid - not even after Sunderland's unbelievable escape at the Anfield shooting gallery.
But it seems crimes like these take place and most people don't bat an eyelid.
You don't bat an eyelid at health precautions when visiting far-flung corners of the world .
Her children don't bat an eyelid when she mentions other clients such as Diana Ross, Joan Collins or Shirley Bassey - but it was different when the Spice Girls came into her salon in London's Beauchamp Place.
The smartest places don't bat an eyelid and you're treated like a Hollywood A-lister.
This documentary argues it's thanks to Madam Cyn that today we don't bat an eyelid at cross-dressing barristers or kinky vicars.
Mentally-tough stars like David Beckham, Roy Keane and Peter Schmeichel don't bat an eyelid when they hear the familiar chants of "Stand up if you hate Man U" or the personal taunts hurled their way every time they step on a football pitch.
She said: "We've recently had two full days with seven hours of solid rain and the kids don't bat an eyelid.
Men don't bat an eyelid at it and many female customers prefer it.
THEY don't bat an eyelid at scum- encrusted toilets, floors that haven't seen a mop in decades and vermin-infested kitchens.