batman

noun
bat·​man | \ˈbat-mən \

Definition of batman 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an orderly of a British military officer

Batman

geographical name
Bat·​man | \bät-ˈmän \

Definition of Batman (Entry 2 of 2)

town in southeastern Turkey in Asia population 365,500

Examples of batman in a Sentence

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Love Maddyson Dear Santa, please bring me a batman car. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Dear Santa: Coldspring, Shepherd students pen Christmas wish lists," 17 Dec. 2017 The Dark Knight Rises (2012) was his biggest opening ($160.9 million), followed by 2008's The Dark Knight ($158.4 million), 2005's Batman Begins ($73 million, including a three-day weekend of $48.7 million) and 2010's Inception ($62.8 million). Pamela Mcclintock, Billboard, "'Dunkirk,' Starring Harry Styles, Storms Box Office With $50.5M," 23 July 2017 The actor stepped out in Los Angeles yesterday wearing his own personal security blanket/superhero cape, a very dope, very expensive leather jacket—in a very un-Batman color. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "Ben Affleck Is Confused About Which Superhero He's No Longer Playing," 30 Aug. 2017 Batman’s arch nemesis may be getting his turn in the limelight. Oliver Gettell, PEOPLE.com, "Origin Movie About the Joker in the Works at Warner Bros. Under New DC Banner," 23 Aug. 2017 The Dark Knight Rises (2012) was his biggest opening ($160.9 million), followed by 2008's The Dark Knight ($158.4 million), 2005's Batman Begins ($73 million, including a three-day weekend of $48.7 million) and 2010's Inception ($62.8 million). Pamela Mcclintock, Billboard, "'Dunkirk,' Starring Harry Styles, Storms Box Office With $50.5M," 23 July 2017 The Dark Knight Rises (2012) was his biggest opening ($160.9 million), followed by 2008's The Dark Knight ($158.4 million), 2005's Batman Begins ($73 million, including a three-day weekend of $48.7 million) and 2010's Inception ($62.8 million). Pamela Mcclintock, The Hollywood Reporter, "Weekend Box Office: 'Dunkirk' Heads for $45M-$50M U.S. Debut; 'Valerian' Bombing," 21 July 2017 No one wants to make a bad movie, and this is a marked improvement from the '90s Batman and Robin-esque ethos wherein franchises were mostly excuses to sell toys.) Joshua Rivera, GQ, "The Uncertain Future (and Present) of Star Wars," 22 June 2017 Plus, Gal Gadot's superhero is expected to surpass $331 million over the 4th of July weekend, taking the movie's domestic total above Batman v Superman's $330 million. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "'Wonder Woman' Is the Most Successful DC Universe Movie to Date," 1 July 2017

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First Known Use of batman

Noun

1755, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for batman

Noun

French bât packsaddle

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