Thesaurus

batons

noun
plural of baton

Synonyms of batons

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 for batons

Words Related to batons

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About batons

Thesaurus Entries Near batons

baton

batons

bats

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Batons.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/batons. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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

More from Merriam-Webster on batons

Nglish: Translation of batons for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of batons for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

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!