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Slang

old bat

This page is about the slang term old bat

Meaning

an unpleasant old woman

For example

  • The old bat who lives downstairs called the cops when we were having a party.

  • We used to think Mrs Jones was just another bad-tempered old bat, but she's actually a lovely lady when you get to know her.

Quick Quiz

People who are called "old bats" are usually

a. old men

b. old women

c. old men or old women

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Contributor: Matt Errey