bats in the/one's belfry

Definition of bats in the/one's belfry

informal + old-fashioned

  1. —to have bats in the belfry or (chiefly US) bats in one's belfry is to be crazy. <an old woman with bats in her belfry>

Word by Word Definitions

batsplay
  1. :  batty

belfryplay
  1. :  a bell tower

    :  one surmounting or attached to another structure

    :  a room or framework for enclosing a bell


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