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Meaning of "batlike" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BATLIKE

batlike  [ˈbætˌlaɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BATLIKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Batlike is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BATLIKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of batlike in the English dictionary

The definition of batlike in the dictionary is reminiscent of or resembling a bat.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BATLIKE


bullet-like
ˈbʊlɪtˌlaɪk
catlike
ˈkætˌlaɪk
Christlike
ˈkraɪstˌlaɪk
fatlike
ˈfætˌlaɪk
forest-like
ˈfɒrɪstˌlaɪk
ghostlike
ˈɡəʊstˌlaɪk
giant-like
ˈdʒaɪəntˌlaɪk
gnatlike
ˈnætˌlaɪk
goatlike
ˈɡəʊtˌlaɪk
granite-like
ˈɡrænɪtˌlaɪk
hatlike
ˈhætˌlaɪk
insect-like
ˈɪnsektˌlaɪk
jacket-like
ˈdʒækɪtˌlaɪk
platelike
ˈpleɪtˌlaɪk
prophet-like
ˈprɒfɪtˌlaɪk
ratlike
ˈrætˌlaɪk
robot-like
ˈrəʊbɒtˌlaɪk
saint-like
ˈseɪntˌlaɪk
sheetlike
ˈʃiːtˌlaɪk
velvet-like
ˈvɛlvɪtˌlaɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BATLIKE

bathypelagic
bathyscape
bathyscaph
bathyscaphe
bathysphere
batik
Batista
batiste
batler
Batley
batman
batmen
batological
batologist
batology
baton
baton charge
Baton Rouge
baton round
baton twirler

WORDS THAT END LIKE BATLIKE

auntlike
basketlike
beastlike
boltlike
cultlike
dislike
flintlike
footlike
frostlike
gutlike
helmetlike
knotlike
mastlike
nightlike
nutlike
oatlike
plantlike
potlike
puppetlike
saltlike
skirtlike

Synonyms and antonyms of batlike in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «batlike» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BATLIKE

Find out the translation of batlike to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of batlike from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «batlike» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

batlike
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

murciélago
570 millions of speakers

English

batlike
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

batlike
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

batlike
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

batlike
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

batlike
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

batlike
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chauve-souris
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Batlike
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fledermaus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

batlike
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

batlike
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pancen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bám phủ như dơi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

batlike
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बॅटlike
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

batlike
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pipistrello
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nietoperzopodobną konstrukcję
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

batlike
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

batlike
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

batlike
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

batlike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

batlike
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

batlike
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of batlike

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BATLIKE»

The term «batlike» is used very little and occupies the 159.779 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BATLIKE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about batlike

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BATLIKE»

Discover the use of batlike in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to batlike and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: A ...
(Portrait 183) The description of the peasant woman as a "batlike soul waking to the consciousness of itself in darkness and secrecy and loneliness" anticipates precisely the words Stephen later uses in thinking about E.C.: "she was a figure of ...
Mark A. Wollaeger, 2003
2
Joyce, Race, and Empire
To Stephen, justly or not, Emma is Hibernia (he is of course misogynistically essentializing Irish womanhood with the pejorative image of a "batlike soul"); significantly, while Stephen desires her, he feels that he must scorn and leave her.
Vincent J. Cheng, 1995
3
Popular Science
FORERUNNER of giant ships housing passengers and fuel within the wings, unlike any so far built, a batlike airplane recently soared over Burbank, Calif. It pleased its designers by attaining a speed well over a hundred miles an hour, ...
4
Pete Dunne's Essential Field Guide Companion: A ...
Oceanodroma microsoma Batlike Storm-Petrel STATUS: Late-summer and fall visitor to (primarily) southern and central coasts of California, with numbers varying—some years rare, some years common. DISTRIBUTION: Breeds off Baja .
Pete Dunne, 2013
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Bat Ecology
by bats, and stimulation with batlike ultrasound results in evasive flight responses in scarabs and the emission of click trains in combination with distasteful secretions in tiger beetles. Thus, the ultrasonic hearing and associated behavioral ...
Thomas H. Kunz, M. Brock Fenton, 2006
6
Hell Beasts: How to Draw Grotesque Fantasy Creatures
The following elements will help produce an arresting and original vampire: creating an overall triangular shape, emphasizing batlike features, and implementing sharp contrasts. pire's figure, starting with a simple being a bold and striking ...
Jim Pavelec, 2007
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Nature's Flyers: Birds, Insects, and the Biomechanics of Flight
7.8). This reconstruction also included a membrane stretching between the legs, again like the uropatagium (tail membrane) of bats. Even though other scientists developed less batlike descriptions of pterosaurs in the late 1800s, Figure 7.8.
David E. Alexander, 2004
8
Gestural Politics: Stereotype and Parody in Joyce
(P 235) she was a figure of the womanhood of her country, a batlike soul waking to the consciousness of itself in darkness and secrecy and loneliness (P 239-41) Emma is initially a bird, augur of future good faith for Stephen, but she is soon ...
Christy L. Burns, 2000
9
James Joyce
To Stephen such guileless sexuality stands for the awakening soul of Ireland, 'a type of her race and his own, a batlike soul waking to the consciousness of itself in darkness and secrecy and loneliness' (P 183). (Why batlike? Presumably ...
Patrick Parrinder, 1984
10
Joycean Occasions: Essays from the Milwaukee James Joyce ...
When Stephen grows to suspect Emma of flirting with the "young priest," he similarly concludes "that she was a figure of the womanhood of her country, a batlike soul waking to the consciousness of itself in darkness and secrecy and ...
Janet Egleson Dunleavy, Melvin J. Friedman, Michael Patrick Gillespie, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BATLIKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term batlike is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Into The Light
I also drew on an old skill I had developed when I was just three or four years old, a kind of batlike echolocation. By making just the slightest ... «Washington Free Beacon, Jun 15»
2
Journey of the Batmobiles
Its batlike appearance was the reason it became one of the most popular Batmobiles of all times. CHRISTIAN BALE'S TUMBLER DIRECTOR: ... «Times of India, Jun 15»
3
Bipedal Disney Robots Now A Thing, Will Probably Take Over the …
Drones Of The Future May Feature Batlike Ears And Nose. Holy Direction, Batman! Robots. The Rise of the 15-Foot Tall Fighting Robot: An ... «Tech Times, Jun 15»
4
Robo-Cheetah Jumps Over Hurdles In A Single Bound - Maybe This …
Drones Of The Future May Feature Batlike Ears And Nose. Holy Direction, Batman! Robots. The Rise of the 15-Foot Tall Fighting Robot: An ... «Tech Times, May 15»
5
Something To Give Yourself To: An Interview With Piano Wire
... cave, where they'd hang batlike from the ceiling, sleeping the days away and recharging for some more night-time insurgency and hedonism. «The Quietus, May 15»
6
Minnesota town hopes its 'monster' draws crowd
In 2013, the Minneapolis man co-wrote a book about the “Van Meter Visitor,” a giant half-man, half-animal creature with batlike wings, ... «INFORUM, May 15»
7
Drones Of The Future May Feature Batlike Ears And Nose. Holy …
They presented their new sonar system prototype, which bears movable batlike ears and nose parts, at the 169th Meeting of the Acoustical ... «Tech Times, May 15»
8
Lake Pepin town hopes its own Loch Ness monster draws the curious
In 2013, the Minneapolis man co-wrote a book about the "Van Meter Visitor," a giant half-man, half-animal creature with batlike wings, ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, May 15»
9
The many iterations of 'Sleeping Beauty'
1959: Maleficent, with her pale, batlike green skin, emerges as the most remarkable character of Walt Disney's film adaptation. The score and ... «Charleston Post Courier, May 15»
10
Dean Potter's Go Pro footage shows climber tried to take evasive …
They wore batlike suits designed to glide them downward at 100 mph from the cliff face, through rocky outcroppings and over trees to a safe ... «Daily Mail, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Batlike [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/batlike>. Jul 2019 ».
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