Definition of bat

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • bat is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • bat is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • bat is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of bat


  • (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit (noun)

    Examples

    1. he was at bat when it happened
    2. he got four hits in four at-bats

    Synonyms

    1. at-bat
  • nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. chiropteran
  • wink briefly (verb)

    Examples

    1. bat one's eyelids

    Synonyms

    1. flutter
  • beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. clobber
    2. cream
    3. drub
    4. lick
    5. thrash
  • the club used in playing cricket (noun)

    Examples

    1. a cricket bat has a narrow handle and a broad flat end for hitting

    Synonyms

    1. cricket bat
  • a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. squash racket
    2. squash racquet
  • a club used for hitting a ball in various games (noun)
  • have a turn at bat (verb)

    Examples

    1. Jones bats first, followed by Martinez
  • strike with, or as if with a baseball bat (verb)

    Examples

    1. bat the ball
  • use a bat (verb)

    Examples

    1. Who's batting?

See definition of bat in Merriam Webster

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