not bat an eyelid

Definition of not bat an eyelid

British, informal

  1. :  to show no surprise, fear, concern, etc. :  not bat an eye

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a stout solid stick :  club

    :  a sharp blow :  stroke

    :  a usually wooden implement used for hitting the ball in various games

  1. :  to strike or hit with or as if with a bat

    :  to advance (a base runner) by batting

    :  to have a batting average of

  1. :  any of a widely distributed order (Chiroptera) of nocturnal usually frugivorous or insectivorous flying mammals that have wings formed from four elongated digits of the forelimb covered by a cutaneous membrane and that have adequate visual capabilities but often rely on echolocation

  1. :  to wink especially in surprise or emotion

    :  flutter

eyelidplay
  1. :  either of the movable folds of skin and muscle that can be closed over the eyeball


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