bats

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See also: Bats, bâts, and båts

English[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /bæts/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æts

Noun[edit]

bats

  1. plural of bat

Verb[edit]

bats

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of bat

Adjective[edit]

bats (comparative more bats, superlative most bats)

  1. (informal) Mad, insane.
    You must be bats to go out in the cold without a coat on.
    • 1952, Anthony Buckeridge, Jennings and Darbishire:
      "Don't be so bats, Binns! Why should anyone want to pinch just one boot?"
      "He might have been a chap with only one leg."

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Catalan[edit]

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bats

  1. second-person singular present indicative of batre

Dutch[edit]

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bats

  1. inflection of batsen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

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French[edit]

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bats

  1. inflection of battre:
    1. first/second-person singular indicative present
    2. second-person singular imperative

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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bats f

  1. (anatomy) buttock

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bats m pl

  1. plural of bat

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

bats

  1. plural of bat