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1. batter

verb. ['ˈbætɝ'] strike against forcefully.

Synonyms

  • knock about
  • strike

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bat (English)
  • batt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Batter

  • chitterchatter
  • mcphatter
  • mcfatter
  • antimatter
  • vannatter
  • vannater
  • vanatter
  • splatter
  • spatter
  • smatter
  • slatter
  • schlatter
  • scatter
  • platter
  • flatter
  • clatter
  • blatter
  • vatter
  • tatter
  • tatar
  • shatter
  • satter
  • sater
  • patter
  • natter
  • matter
  • mater
  • latter
  • hatter
  • fatter

Example sentences of the word batter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do not put more than a tablespoon of batter onto the spoon for each cookie.

Quotes containing the word batter


1. If a cricketer, for instance, suddenly decided to go into a school and batter a lot of people to death with a cricket bat, which he could do very easily, I mean, are you going to ban cricket bats?
- Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

2. batter-fried

adjective. fried in batter.

Antonyms

  • in the raw

3. batter

noun. ['ˈbætɝ'] (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting.

Synonyms

  • slugger
  • batsman
  • switch-hitter
  • baseball player
  • hitter
  • bunter
  • pinch hitter
  • whiffer
  • designated hitter

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unbend
  • untwist
  • cleanness

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bat (English)
  • batt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. batter

verb. ['ˈbætɝ'] make a dent or impression in.

Synonyms

  • change shape
  • change form
  • dinge

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • defend
  • roughen

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bat (English)
  • batt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. batter

verb. ['ˈbætɝ'] strike violently and repeatedly.

Synonyms

  • beat up
  • clobber
  • work over
  • baste

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bat (English)
  • batt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. batter

noun. ['ˈbætɝ'] a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking.

Synonyms

  • pouf paste
  • mixture
  • intermixture
  • puff batter
  • pancake batter
  • fritter batter
  • pate a choux

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bat (English)
  • batt (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bateren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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