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bat·man

 (băt′mən)
n.
A British military officer's orderly.

[Obsolete bat, packsaddle (from French bât, from Old French bast, from Late Latin bastum) + man.]

batman

(ˈbætmən)
n, pl -men
(Military) an officer's personal servant in any of the armed forces
[C18: from Old French bat, bast, from Medieval Latin bastum packsaddle]

Batman

(ˈbætˌmæn)
n
a character in an American comic strip and several films who secretly assumes a batlike costume in order to fight crime

Batman

(ˈbætmən)
n
(Biography) John. 1801–39, a pioneer who selected the site of the city of Melbourne

bat•man

(ˈbæt mən)

n., pl. -men.
(in the British army) a soldier assigned to an officer as a servant.
[1745–55; short for bat-horse man=bat < French bât packsaddle < Vulgar Latin *bastum, n. derivative of *bastāre to carry]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.batman - an orderly assigned to serve a British military officer
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
Translations
Batman
Vespertviro
Nahkhiirmees
Lepakkomies
Batman
Leðurblökumaðurinn
Batman
バットマン
배트맨
Betmens
Batman
BatmanLäderlappen
แบทแมน
Người dơi
蝙蝠俠

batman

[ˈbætmən] N (batmen (pl)) (Brit) (Mil) → ordenanza m

batman

n pl <-men> (Mil) → (Offiziers)bursche m

batman

[ˈbætˌmæn] n (batmen (pl)) (Brit) (Mil) → attendente m
References in classic literature ?
Having left that soldier who was evidently drunk, Rostov stopped the horse of a batman or groom of some important personage and began to question him.
Fancy dress is encouraged for Batman fans who will be heading down to Fort Perch Rock, and there will even be prizes for the best Batman lookalike.
they are very strict, so I can't say much, but it's no surprise if I say Batman and Superman come face-to-face in the movie," he revealed.
Fast forward to the 1980s and Tim Burton resurrected the comic book favourite in a Adam West's Batman > vaudeville/cartoonish style with Michael Keaton in the lead role.
Batman Memorial Statue -- Imposing statue commemorating Gotham's Protector, the Dark Knight.
Now itself aged almost 105, The Electric Cinema on Station Street is staging a festival of fun to commemorate Batman reaching the three-quarters of a century mark.
Adib Ali Mohammad, a 17-year-old pupil in Dubai, has been watching and reading Batman since childhood.
Selon lui, Batman represente encore, 75 ans plus tard, la possibilite de la [beaucoup moins que]foi[beaucoup plus grand que] dans l'etre humain.
In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city he is sworn to protect.
A year later, he became the subject of DC's first comic book devoted exclusively to one character, with the release of Batman No.
Batman, aka Bruce Wayne, is a tortured soul, but there's tortured and then there's "Come on, snap out of it
The BDDK report reveals that the foreign exchange deposits of companies in Batman increased by 1,714 percent in 2013 year-on-year in Turkish lira and that Batman was ranked ninth among all provinces in Turkey in terms of the highest foreign exchange deposits.