a boy or young man who takes care of the bats and sometimes other equipment of a team.
The first time she had ever been a bat boy was when she was only eight years old.
Joan of the Journal Helen Diehl Olds
A person who beats homeless people
[1990s+; fr the bat boy who looks after bats for a baseball team]
a wind or current of air, especially a light or moderate one. a wind of 4–31 miles per hour (2–14 m/sec). Informal. an easy task; something done or carried on without difficulty: Finding people to join in the adventure was a breeze. Chiefly British Informal. a disturbance or quarrel. (of the wind) to blow a […]
- Bat chayil
noun (sometimes not capitals) (Judaism) (in some congregations) a ceremony of confirmation for a girl of at least Bat Mitzvah age the girl herself
(of a dog or other canid) having large, erect ears rounded at the top, resembling those of a bat. Historical Examples With trunks eagerly outstretched as if seeking to grip something, the huge, bat-eared heads heaved themselves up. In the Morning of Time Charles G. D. Roberts “Turn him into those pigpens at the rear,” […]
- Bat-eared fox
Cape fox. a fox, Vulpes chama, inhabiting dry areas of southern Africa and having large pointed ears, silvery gray coat, and a bushy tail with a black tip.