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British English: /bat/
American English: /bæt/

Translation of bat in French:


  • 1 (Sport) cricket/baseball bat
    batte de cricket/de baseball
    table tennis bat
    raquette (f) de tennis de table
  • 3 [informal]old bat [pejorative]
    vieille bique [informal]

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -tt-
    (be batsman) être le batteur
    (handle a bat) manier la batte


at a terrific bat

[informal] (British English)

to be blind as a bat

être myope comme une taupe

to do something off one's own bat

faire quelque chose de sa propre initiative

to go to bat for somebody

[informal] (American English)
appuyer quelqu'un [informal]

(right) off the bat

[informal] (American English)

like a bat out of hell

comme un possédé

to play a straight bat

without batting an eyelid (British English) ou eye(lash) (American English)

Phrasal verbs

bat around

bat [something] around, bat around [something] 1.1
discuter (idea)
1.2 (Sport)we batted the ball around
nous avons échangé quelques balles

bat down

bat [something] down (American English)
démolir (argument, suggestion)

bat out

bat [something] out, bat out [something] (American English)
préparer [quelque chose] en vitesse
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