batter

Part of speech: verb

To strike repeatedly; beat; dent; mar; deface.

Part of speech: noun

A thick liquid mixture beaten up for use in cookery.

Part of speech: noun

A heavy blow; also, repeated blows, orthe conditionresulting'fromthem.

Part of speech: noun

One who uses the bat, as in baseball. Batsman.

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Usage examples "batter":

  1. This simple sauce may be served for children with rice, batter, or bread pudding. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  2. The metamorphosis that batter undergoes in almost a twinkling of an eye into beautiful crisp brown beauties is a never ending delight and joy to the cook. - "A House Party with the Tucker Twins", Nell Speed.
  3. The batter must run freely. - "Dishes & Beverages of the Old South", Martha McCulloch Williams.