Definition of bats in English:
adjective[predicative] informal, dated
(Of a person) crazy; insane.
- I think the kid and I knew she was bats but she was a hoot to be with.
- She was bats and contrary, but she seemed to be self-aware and have a genuine sense of humour about her own battiness and contrariness.
- Either that, or she was bats.
Early 20th century: from the phrase have bats in the belfry (see bat2).
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