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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.
With four Batman movies newly available in sharp digital restorations, we're screening: Tim Burton's Batman with Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson; Batman Returns with Danny DeVito's Penguin and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman; Joel Schumacher's ultra-90s Batman Forever with Val Kilmer, Jim Carrey and Tommy Lee Jones; and the ultimate silliness that is Batman & Robin, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman and George Clooney in that infamous Bat-suit - the one with the nipples.
From featuring as a vampire in twilight to being approached to play Batman, it seems Pattinson has a connection with bats and darkness.
Since then - aided by butler Alfred and masked sidekick Robin - Batman has BAM!
During a three-day charity event screening that featured Snyder's films 'Dawn of the Dead,' 'Watchmen' and 'Batman v Superman,' the director ranted about complaints of his murderous Dark Knight, Comic Book Resources reported on Sunday, March 24.
Holy milestones, Batman! Detective Comics, where the caped crusader debuted on March 30, 1939, will reach issue No 1,000 on March 27, just days before the hero's 80th birthday.
The 46-year old originally debuted for the role of Bruce Wayne or Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016, carrying on to the role in Suicide Squad and Justice League (2017), inspiring the beloved '#Batfleck' hashtag and criticisms as regards his appropriateness for the role.
The Court of Owls has always been associated with Batman ever since they debuted in 2011 during DC Comics' New 52 reboot.
Synopsis: Most Batman fans have enjoyed the Dark Knight in comics or on the big screen and are eagerly anticipating the release of the new Justice League movie.
ZThe first Batman story, The Case of the Chemical Syndicate, was published in Detective Comics in May 1939.