(as) blind as a bat

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (as) blind as a bat

informal
: unable to see well at all : having very poor vision
  • Without glasses I'm blind as a bat.

Word by Word Definitions

blind play
  1. : sightless

  2. : having less than ¹/₁₀ of normal vision in the more efficient eye when refractive defects are fully corrected by lenses

  3. : of or relating to sightless persons

  1. : to make blind

  2. : dazzle

  3. : to withhold light from

  1. : something to hinder sight or keep out light: such as

  2. : a window shutter

  3. : a roller window shade

  1. : blindly: such as

  2. : to the point of insensibility

  3. : without seeing outside an airplane

bat play
  1. : a stout solid stick : club

  2. : a sharp blow : stroke

  3. : a usually wooden implement used for hitting the ball in various games

  1. : to strike or hit with or as if with a bat

  2. : to advance (a base runner) by batting

  3. : to have a batting average of

  1. : any of a widely distributed order (Chiroptera) of nocturnal usually frugivorous or insectivorous flying mammals that have wings formed from four elongated digits of the forelimb covered by a cutaneous membrane and that have adequate visual capabilities but often rely on echolocation

  1. : to wink especially in surprise or emotion


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