from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang Crazy; insane.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Mad, crazy, silly.
- adj. Belonging to, or resembling, a bat (mammal).
- n. The buttocks or anus.
- n. A homosexual man.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to, or resembling, a bat.
- adj. Crazy; demented; loony; nuts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or resembling a bat; battish.
- n. Rice while growing.
- n. A measure for rice in India, equal to 120 pounds. McElrath, Com. Dict.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
One thing that always drives me batty is when the photos are so low resolution that they are worthless. jupiterthunder
And then what drives me even more batty is when the room erupts in fervent applause, as if we are still living in the Cold War era, or as if they truly understand what socialized medicine would mean to them, and they are thoughtfully rejecting it for the principal of the free market.
There is more than one murder for Tori to cope with; but what drives her batty is the bulb on her porch keeps disappearing; her appointment book and a slide projector vanish.
In August of 1998, when North Korea tried to launch unsuccessfully a three-stage missile, it overflew Japan, and the Japanese population went absolutely batty, which is quite understandable.
Exercising a scepticism toward Mylroie's "batty" theories lacking in much of the media coverage, one of the 9/11 widows lambasted Zelikow for this transparent "sales pitch for the Iraq war."
The misunderstandings continued as I bragged on and on about my "batty" family.
Andrew Sullivan called me "batty" for saying that I liked Hillary Clinton's fashion.
After all "-- rueful laugh --" I may be headed for 'batty' any day now -- one never knows, does one?
She was, as Bobby said, quite 'batty' about her music.
Yes, I know that may sound kind of batty, but it's a fact.