There are 2 translations of bat in Spanish:

bat1

Pronunciation: /bæt/

n

  • 1 [Sport] (in baseball, cricket) bate (m); (in table tennis) (BrE) paleta (f), raqueta (f) to be at bat (in baseball) (AmE) ser* bateador off one's own bat (BrE) (de) motu proprio, por su ( or mi etc) cuenta, por iniciativa propia right off the bat (AmE) de buenas a primeras to go to bat for sb (AmE) echarle* una mano a algn to play a straight bat (BrE) andarse* con pies de plomo

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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of bat in Spanish:

bat2

(-tt-)

vi

  • [Sport] batear to bat for sb [Sport] batear en reemplazo de algn [representative/spokesman] (BrE) respaldar a algn

vt

  • 1 1.1 (hit) [ball/balloon] golpear, darle* a 1.2 (average in baseball) tener* un promedio de
  • 2 (flutter) to bat one's eyelashes o (BrE) eyelids at sb hacerle* ojitos or caídas de ojo a algn not to bat an eyelash o (BrE) an eyelid o an eye no pestañear, no inmutarse she listened to his outburst without batting an eyelid escuchó sus exabruptos sin pestañear or sin inmutarse

Phrasal verbs

bat around

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
(discuss casually) [idea/proposal] tratar en forma superficial

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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.