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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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

batman

n pl <-men> (Mil) → (Offiziers)bursche m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

batman

[ˈbætˌmæn] n (batmen (pl)) (Brit) (Mil) → attendente m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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