HyperDic: batter

English > 5 senses of the word batter:
VERBcontactbatter, buffet, knock aboutstrike against forcefully
contactbatter, clobber, bastestrike violently and repeatedly
changebatter, dingemake a dent or impression in
NOUNperson batter, hitter, slugger, batsman(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
foodbattera liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
batter > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > batter: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting.
Synonymshitter, slugger, batsman
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
NarrowerbunterA batter who bunts
designated hitterA ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
pinch hitter(baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
switch-hitterA baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
whifferA batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
Broaderballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
Spanishbateador, batedor
Verbsbatstrike with, or as if with a baseball bat
English > batter: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking.
Narrowerfritter batterBatter for making fritters
pancake batterBatter for making pancakes
puff batter, pouf paste, pate a chouxBatter for making light hollow cases to hold various fillings
Broaderconcoction, mixture, intermixtureAny foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
English > batter: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstrike against forcefully.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsbuffet, knock about
Broaderstrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Spanishapalear, batir a golpes, golpear, maltratar, zangolotear, zarandear
Catalancopejar fort, copejar
English > batter: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningstrike violently and repeatedly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to batter the prisoners
Synonymsclobber, baste
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
Spanishapalear, aporrear, batir a golpes, cascar, golpear duramente
Catalanapallissar, tustar
English > batter: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake a dent or impression in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Spanishabollar, golpear

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