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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
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