batter down

Definition of batter down

  1. :  use force to open or break down He tried to batter down the door by kicking it.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to beat with successive blows so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish

    :  bombard

    :  to commit battery against (someone) :  to offensively touch or use force on a person without the consent of that person

  1. :  a mixture consisting chiefly of flour, egg, and milk or water and being thin enough to pour or drop from a spoon

    :  a mixture (as of flour and egg) used as a coating for food that is to be fried

    :  an instance of battering (see 1batter)

  1. :  to coat with a mixture (as of flour and egg) for frying :  to coat (food) with batter (see 2batter 1b)

  1. :  a receding upward slope of the outer face of a wall or other structure

  1. :  to give a receding upward slope to (as a wall)

  1. :  one that strikes or hits a ball with a bat

    :  the player whose turn it is to bat

  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down (see 1down) (as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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