Synonyms and Antonyms of baton
a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment the detainee claimed that the police had beat him with their batons even after he had been shackled Synonyms bastinado (or bastinade), bat, club, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]Related Words blackjack, knobkerrie, mace; birch, crabstick, hickory, rattan, stave, switch; beetle, gavel, hammer, mallet, maul, sledgehammer; crook, crosier (or crozier), walking stick, whangee
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