Gain access to thousands of additional definitions and advanced search features—ad free! JOIN NOW
: batting sense 2
: an often square piece of batting
Recent Examples on the Web
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'batt.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
circa 1847, in the meaning defined above
Keep scrolling for more
Resources for batt
(as) blind as a bat
bat a thousand
go to bat
like a bat out of hell
not bat an eye/eyelash
not bat an eyelid
Time Traveler for batt
See more words from the same year
More from Merriam-Webster on batt
Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with batt
Comments on batt
What made you want to look up batt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to enclose within walls
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz
Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
Redundant but also not redundant
Wordies read on for enlightenment.
We hold back nothing in this article.
Words from the week of 12/7/2018
And is one way more correct than the others?
The story of an imaginary word that managed to sneak past our editors and enter the dictionary.
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
The awkward case of 'his or her'
More word puzzles to rack your brain
The dictionary has been scrambled—can you put it back together?