Definition of not bat or without batting an eyelid or North American eye or eyelash in English:
informal Show (or showing) no surprise or concern: she paid the bill without batting an eyelid
More example sentences
- But to my surprise, the kids didn't bat an eyelid.
- When I say they didn't bat an eyelid, I'm not exaggerating because I was looking at them.
- MacGyver, err… our driver, didn't bat an eye despite our extensive arm waving.
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