- Presumably from batty ("crazy"), itself from earlier have bats in one's belfry, from tendency of bats to fly around erratically. Possibly influenced by or derived from apeshit, particularly in phrase go apeshit. (Wiktionary)
“It's enough to drive anyone with half a brain batshit crazy.”
“If you’re going to express confidence in batshit schemes, why not a moat filled with sharks with frickin’ laser beams?”
“It's the sort of thing I tend to call a batshit story, and though this term has not caught on as the latest literary, uh, movement, it's the only label that seems to fit so much of the sort of writing I love.”
“I've seen some hilarious responses to that not very well thought out post, but I haven't seen any "batshit" responses.”
“Can you please provide the links to the "liberal bloggers" who went "batshit" and then explain what you mean by "batshit"?”
“Or is asking for a specific clear statement too "batshit" for everyone?”
“If that's what you mean by going "batshit," then we're in perfect agreement.”
“I enjoyed certain "batshit" stories when I was little.”
“And yeah, anyone who uses the term "batshit" is default a complete moron until they prove otherwise, in my book.”
“No one should have to deal with this kind of batshit insanity when they first turn on their computer.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘batshit’.
various ways shit is used
All assholes are not created equal Some are purely a doorway for excrement to exit whilst others can actually speak Shit”
The new favourite words of people on Twitter.
A script searches Twitter for "X is my new favourite word" and adds it to this list.
bumwank, calamity, recalcitrant, gayenese, jeeze, nonsense, flabbergasted, juxtapose, procrastinating, ossanity, biffing, loser and 1972 more...
Whether slang, acronyms, or madeupical, they're too good not to put on some list or other. See the companion list, "Favorite Words That Are Really More Like Phrases," here.
States of being
Inspired by Peter Reading's "Euphemisms".
Looking for tweets for batshit.