Batter – meaning of the word and examples

To hit and behave violently towards a person, especially a woman or child, repeatedly over a long period of time, or to hit something with force many times. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To beat with successive blows so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish. (Merriam – Webster)

Bombard. (Merriam – Webster)

To commit battery against (someone) to offensively touch or use force on (a person) without the person’s consent. (Merriam – Webster)

To beat persistently or hard; pound repeatedly. (

To damage by beating or hard usage: (


Another hurricane is about to batter our coast. Trump is complicit.

Brighton batter bitter rivals Crystal Palace.


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