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

Word History


bat entry 3 + wing

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“Batwing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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