Translation of "bat" - English-Spanish dictionary

bat

noun uk /bæt/

A2 a piece of wood used to hit the ball in some sports

bate

B1 a small animal like a mouse with wings that flies at night

murciélago
off your own bat

to do something without anyone else telling you or asking you to do it

por cuenta propia
I didn’t ask her to buy them a present – she did it off her own bat.
verb uk /bæt/ (present participle batting, past tense and past participle batted)

to try to hit a ball with a bat

batear

(Translation of “bat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

bat

noun /bӕt/

a shaped piece of wood etc for striking the ball in cricket, baseball, table-tennis etc

bate, pala, raqueta
a baseball/cricket/table-tennis bat.
batsman /ˈbӕts-/ noun

a person who bats in cricket

bateador
a middle-order batsman (= one whose turn to bat is in the middle of the list of batsmen)
off one’s own bat

(British, informal) completely by oneself (without help)

por iniciativa propia, motu proprio
He wrote the letter to the newspaper off his own bat.

(Translation of “bat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)