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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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The wine list is all reasonably-priced, starting at pounds 3.20 a glass, and they do water in a jug and don't bat an eyelid when you help yourself.
Blimey, the lads at Rhyl FC don't bat an eyelid when they have to play in Lithuania, let alone the Leckwith Stadium in Cardiff.
MOST people would run a mile from a set of scales if its reading said two tonnes but the elephants at West Midlands Safari Park don't bat an eyelid.
He said: "The vast majority don't bat an eyelid but as Panti says I still check myself and when myself and my boyfriend are walking down the street."
Now attitudes have changed and people don't bat an eyelid when they see a scooter in the street.
But then, those of similar age have abortions almost daily and we don't bat an eyelid at their choice of foetal death.
Most of these emergency services workers don't bat an eyelid in the most stressful of situations.
In the current climate I don't bat an eyelid...until the smirking daftie tells me it will be renamed Stretchmarks.
Usually we don't bat an eyelid but this was worse than the norm."
"They sit in our waiting room with women seeking consultation appointments and they don't bat an eyelid.
'There are some children that don't bat an eyelid when there is a need to take blood but there are others that really don't like it,' said Angela.
Commuters don't bat an eyelid at the sight as they scurry to work.
DON'T BAT AN EYELID: Kelly Sileby practices ahead of her international debut.
Nonetheless, the residents don't bat an eyelid - and with a murder every five minutes, it certainly keeps DCI John Barnaby and DS Charlie Nelson busy.