Any of the small, nocturnal, flying mammals of the order Chiroptera, which navigate by means of echolocation. They look like a mouse with membranous wings extending from the forelimbs to the hind limbs or tail. Altogether, there are about 1,000 bat species in the world. (noun)
to hit with a bat. (verb)
Examples of word bat
I hereby resolve to slip in, heh, the term bat-shit slippery at the next possible opportunity by way of test drive.
Why Shapira didn't just cut to the chase and ask for the name right off the bat is a mystery to me.
Right off the bat is his introduction and damn was it cool.
One problem I ran into right off the bat is the game kept crashing whenever I clicked anything, but I found out that if you disable the Eastern Language Packet with XP, it works fine. melix
Next morning he finds that the bat is almost dead and is covered with ants which are devouring it.
When he walks he keeps putting the staff, which he calls a bat, in front, and so poles himself along.
But in reality, every at-bat is its own little season — unless a guy is in such a funk that he's straight-up an out, and some guys are like that.
If the bat is on the ground like it was and the ball rolls up against it and doesn't alter the course of the ball, it's nothing.
Paladino had repeatedly made promises to "take a bat to Albany," and though he told NBC's "The Today Show" in September that "my baseball bat is the people," his supposed metaphor seemed to carry the dual message that the conservative firebrand wouldn't be scared to bash some skulls were he to take the governorship.