adjective bat·wing \ˈbat-ˌwiŋ\

Definition of batwing

  1. :  shaped like the wing or wings of a bat the batwing doors of a saloon a batwing collar: such as a of a necktie :  worn in a bowknot and having ends of equal length a black batwing tie for evening wear b of a sleeve :  made with a deep armhole the batwing sleeves of a knitted blouse c of chaps :  having wide flared sides and snap or buckle fastenings he picked up the scarred batwing chaps — W. V. T. Clark

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Origin and Etymology of batwing

3bat + wing

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