bat·​wing | \ ˈbat-ˌwiŋ \

Definition of batwing

: 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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“Batwing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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