batter

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈbætə(r)/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈbætər/ or [ˈbæɾɚ]
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Noun[change]

Singular
batter

Plural
batters

A baseball batter
  1. (countable) A batter is somebody who is supposed to hit a ball with a bat.
  2. A batter is a mixture of flour and liquid (usually eggs and water).

Verb[change]

Plain form
batter

Third-person singular
batters

Past tense
battered

Past participle
battered

Present participle
battering

  1. (transitive) If you batter someone or something, you hit or beat it.
    The battered child was brought to the attention of the police.