bat around/about

bat around/about
informal travel widely, frequently, or casually.
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  • bat — Ⅰ. bat [1] ► NOUN ▪ an implement with a handle and a solid surface, used in sports for hitting the ball. ► VERB (batted, batting) 1) (in sport) take the role of hitting rather than throwing the ball. 2) hit with the flat of one s hand. 3) …   English terms dictionary

  • bat — bat1 noun 1》 an implement with a handle and a solid surface, used in sports such as cricket or baseball for hitting the ball. 2》 a slab on which pottery is formed, dried, or fired. verb (bats, batting, batted) 1》 (in sport) take the role of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bat — bat1 [bat] n. [ME < OE batt, cudgel (prob. < Welsh bat < IE base * bhat , to strike) & < OFr batte, pestle < battre,BATTER1] 1. any stout club, stick, or cudgel 2. a club used to strike the ball in baseball and cricket 3. a ping… …   English World dictionary

  • bat — bat1 /bat/, n., v., batted, batting. n. 1. Sports. a. the wooden club used in certain games, as baseball and cricket, to strike the ball. b. a racket, esp. one used in badminton or table tennis. c. a whip used by a jockey. d. the act of using a… …   Universalium

  • bat — bat1 S3 [bæt] n [Sense: 1,5 7; Date: 1500 1600; Origin: back bat (14 16 centuries), probably from a Scandinavian language.] [Sense: 2 4; Origin: Old English batt] 1.) a small animal like a mouse with wings that flies around at night →↑fruit bat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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