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bat1

bat1

 
pronunciation:
baet
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
right off the bat, bat around
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy, shaped wooden or metal club used to strike the ball in baseball or cricket.
 
similar words:
stick
definition 2: any heavy wooden club.
similar words:
bastinado, billy, bludgeon, club, cudgel, shillelagh, stick, truncheon
phrase: right off the bat
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bats, batted, batting
definition: to hit with a bat.
synonyms:
hit
similar words:
beat, club, flog, knock, pummel, slug, smack, smite, strike, swat, thump, thwack, wallop, whack
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: in baseball, to take one's turn as a batter.
similar words:
hit
phrase: bat around