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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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Whether it be President Vladimir Putin, Chinese leader Xi Jinping or King Salman of Saudia Arabia - all of whom preside over despicable, sometimes murderous acts - we do not bat an eye. But for expressing his views, some of which are wrongly shared by others in the UK, we debated banning Trump.
MOST of us do not bat an eye nowadays if someone says they are gay.
She does not bat an eye and continues to encourage Nick when he holds up two fingers explaining what he is going to do in the men's room.
Our pair of waitresses (all the servers work in teams so you never want for help) did not bat an eye when our entrees were barely touched before the leftovers were wrapped to go home.
Every day I see cars speeding past traffic police at 120kph-plus and the police do not bat an eye. Running red lights is not only common but also a norm as I have had a car honking from behind me because I didn't run the light that had just turned red.