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having or showing a very abnormal or sick state of mind
  • by film's end it's obvious that faded movie star Norma Desmond is completely bats

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bats

noun
plural of bat

Synonyms of bats (Entry 2 of 3)

2 a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • riot policemen armed with bats and tear gas

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bats

verb
present tense third-person singular of bat

Synonyms of bats (Entry 3 of 3)

3 to move about from place to place aimlessly
  • on Sunday afternoons we'd pile into Father's car and bat around the countryside

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The first known use of bats was in 1919

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“Bats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bats. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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