Definitions of batter

  1. To incline backwards from its base, as a wall.
  2. To strike repeatedly; beat; dent; mar; deface.
  3. To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart.
  4. To wear or impair as if by beating or by hard usage.
  5. To flatten ( metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
  6. A semi- liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.
  7. Paste of clay or loam.
  8. A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.
  9. To strike with heavy blows, so as to shatter or destroy; injure.
  10. To beat with successive blows: to wear with beating or by use: to attack with artillery.
  11. To slope gently backward.
  12. To make an attack by heavy blows.
  13. strike violently and repeatedly; " She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
  14. strike against forcefully; " Winds buffeted the tent"
  15. ( baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
  16. To beat repeatedly; beat down.
  17. To beat with successive blows, so as to bruise, shake, or demolish; to attack with engines of war, as cannon, & c.; to wear or impair with beating, or by use; to paste together.
  18. To beat with repeated blows; to beat with great force or violence; to wear out with service.
  19. A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope.
  20. One who wields a bat; a batsman.
  21. A batsman; a thick, liquid mixture of several materials, as flour, eggs, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.
  22. Ingredients beaten along with some liquid into a paste.
  23. One who uses the bat at base- ball or cricket.
  24. A thick liquid mixture beaten up for use in cookery.
  25. A heavy blow; also, repeated blows, orthe conditionresulting'fromthem.
  26. One who uses the bat, as in baseball. Batsman.
  27. A mixture of various ingredients beaten together.