Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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bat around (informal) to roam; wander. [2 definitions]
bat mitzvah a Jewish ceremony that celebrates a girl becoming an adult and the beginning of her religious duties. The bat mitzvah usually takes place when the girl is thirteen years old.
blind as a bat barely able to see.
fruit bat any of various tropical fruit-eating bats such as the flying fox.
Galápagos red bat any of a family of red bats endemic to the Galápagos Islands.
hoary bat any of a family of North American migratory bats, often found in the Galápagos Islands.
right off the bat at once; immediately.
vampire bat any of various Central and South American bats that feed on the blood of vertebrates, esp. of stock animals. [2 definitions]