bat around

phrasal verb
batted around; batting around; bats around

Definition of bat around

informal
: to think about or talk about (something, such as an idea) for a period of time The plan was batted around for a while, but it was finally rejected. We've been batting the idea around for a few years.

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“Bat around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bat%20around. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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