Definition of batman
: an orderly of a British military officer
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A picture of my wife and I from college, and my magnet collection: Batman, a ton of Marvel characters, Transformers’ Optimus Prime and Megatron, plus some Tinkerbell and Phineas and Ferb.
The Joker's purple-and-green, 120-foot-tall profile stood boldly against the drab sky, ready to roll after a long winter and spring of assembly within mere feet of the now-iconic Batman:
The company hopes Batman sets will help boost flat U.S. sales in 2017, following the release of the new Lego Batman Movie, Chief Executive Bali Padda said in March.
Superman died in 1993: Batman had his spine broken later that year, only to miraculously heal.
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Origin and Etymology of batman
French bât packsaddle
First Known Use: 1755See Words from the same year
Definition of Batman
town in southeastern Turkey in Asia population 365,500
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