batter

(noun, verb)

noun

1. (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting

Similar word(s): batsman, hitter, slugger

Definition categories: person, ballplayer

2. a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking

Definition categories: food, concoction, intermixture, mixture

Sentences with batter as a noun:

- To the dismay of his mother, the boy put his finger into the cake batter.

- When he went on a batter, he became very violent.

- Hydroseeding of unvegetated batters is planned.

- The first batter hit the ball into the corner for a double.

verb

1. strike against forcefully

Similar word(s): buffet

Definition categories: contact, strike

2. strike violently and repeatedly

Similar word(s): baste, clobber

Definition categories: contact, beat

3. make a dent or impression in

Similar word(s): dinge

Definition categories: change, deform

Sentences with batter as a verb:

- He battered his wife with a walking stick.

- I prefer it when they batter the cod with breadcrumbs.

- Leeds United battered Charlton 7-0.

- That cocktails will batter you!

- I was battered last night on our pub crawl.