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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
    old bat
    vieille bique (informal)

transitive verb

intransitive verb

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


at a terrific bat

(British English)
à toute allure

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

(American English)
appuyer (informal) quelqu'un

(right) off the bat

(American English)
sans délai

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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