batty

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adjective bat·ty \ˈba-tē\

Definition of batty

battier

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battiest

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling a bat

  2. 2 :  mentally unstable :  crazy

battiness

noun

Examples of batty in a Sentence

  1. a batty old lady who lives with 100 cats

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First Known Use of batty

1600



BATTY Defined for English Language Learners

batty

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adjective

Definition of batty for English Language Learners

  • : foolish or silly


BATTY Defined for Kids

batty

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adjective bat·ty \ˈba-tē\

Definition of batty for Students

battier

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battiest

  1. :  crazy 1



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