There are 3 main translations of bat in German:

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bat 1

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

noun

  • (Zoology)
    blind as a bat
    [figurative]
    blind wie ein Maulwurf
    have bats in the belfry [figurative]
    [colloquial] [colloquial]
    somebody drives like a bat out of hell
    [slang]
    jemand fährt, als ob der Teufel hinter ihm her wäre
    [colloquial]

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bat 2

noun

  • 1 (Sport)
    Schlagholz, das
    (for table tennis) do something off one's own bat
    [figurative]
    etwas auf eigene Faust tun
    carry one's bat (in cricket) (als Schlagmann während eines Durchgangs nicht ausscheiden)right off the bat (American English)
    [figurative]
  • 3usu. in pl.
    (implement to guide aircraft)
    Kelle, die
  • 4
    (batsman)
    Schlagmann, der

intransitive verb -tt-

  • 2 [colloquial] (move) See examples:bat around the town
    in der Stadt rummachen
    [colloquial]

transitive verb -tt-

  • 2 (in baseball) See examples:bat in two runs
    zwei Läufe holen
    [colloquial]

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bat 3

transitive verb -tt-

  • bat one's eyelids
    [mit den Augenlidern] blinzeln od. zwinkern
    he never batted an eyelid or (American English) eye [figurative]
    (betrayed no emotion)
    er hat nicht mit der Wimper gezuckt
    without batting an eyelid or (American English) eye

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