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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.
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He further stated, "In my comments from a while back about not being part of the DCEU, I was talking about The Batman being a story specifically about Batman.
com/heat-vision/batman-matt-reeves-closes-deal-direct-produce-979082) The Hollywood Reporter that said, "I have loved the Batman story since I was a child.
During Batman Day at Barnes & Noble customers will have the opportunity to participate in fun Batman-themed activities for all ages including a special Storytime event for kids featuring the book Bedtime for Batman written by Michael Dahl and illustrated by Ethen Beavers, a special Batman trivia tournament designed for teens & adults, and a coloring station for all ages.
Mums at the end of their tether in Scott Allan's home town of East Kilbride are picking up the batphone and calling the only person they think can help - Batman.
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.
Andy Warhol on the TV show Batman, in POPism: The Warhol '60s (1980)
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.