Thesaurus

bat (around or back and forth)

verb

Synonyms of bat (around or back and forth)

to talk about (an issue) usually from various points of view and for the purpose of arriving at a decision or opinion
  • the issue's been batted around, but nothing's ever been done

Synonyms for bat (around or back and forth)

Words Related to bat (around or back and forth)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About bat (around or back and forth)

Thesaurus Entries Near bat (around or back and forth)

bat (around)

bat (around or back and forth)

batch

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Bat (around or back and forth).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bat%20%28around%20or%20back%20and%20forth%29. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!