A club, especially one used in sports
ball bat, baseball bat, cricket bat, stick, club, racket, pole, mallet.
hit, rap, knock; see blow 1.
A turn at batting
inning, round, trip to the plate, up, turn.
blind as a bat*
go to bat for*
have bats in one's belfry*
be crazy, be mad, be eccentric, be peculiar, be out of one's mind, have a screw loose*; see also insane 1.
not bat an eye<strong> <em>or</em> </strong>eyelash*
not be surprised or shocked or amazed, ignore, remain unruffled, show no surprise, not turn a hair*, keep one's cool*; see also neglect 1.
(right) off the bat*