- vt. & vi. 连续猛击；殴打 hit sb/sth hard many times, especially in a way that causes serious damage
- 毁损；打坏，打烂 damage, break, or cause to lose shape by continual hard use or beating
(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
strike against forcefully;
"Winds buffeted the tent"
strike violently and repeatedly;
"She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
make a dent or impression in;
"dinge a soft hat"
- Someone is battering at the door.
- A thousand rocket bombs would not batter it down.
- The ship was battered against the rocks.
- We need a good batter on our team.
- The batter executed the bunt perfectly.
- The batter was too stiff to beat easily.
- Flies battered against the windowpanes.
- High winds battered against the windowpanes.
- The rain battered against the windows.
- Waves battered against the pier.
- The police battered at the door.
- She battered at the door with her fists.
- A man battered his girlfriend, and she called the police.
- No one seemed to realize that the child's stepfather had been battering her for years.
- Such parents have been known to batter their children.
- He was battering the door with his fists and howling.
- Huge waves battered the little ship.
- The waves battered the rocks at the bottom of the cliff.
- Severe winds have been battering the north coast.
- The winds battered the trees.
- The falling rocks battered the roof of the house.
- Tornadoes battered the area, but the hospital was spared.
- Rough roads had battered the car.
- The boat was battered against the rock by heavy surf.
- He had been badly battered about the head and face.
- The ship was being battered by the waves.
- The team's confidence was battered beyond recognition by the 52—10 defeat.
- The books were old and battered.
- The raincoat and the hat were now battered by weather out of their former gloss.
- batter about (v.+adv.)
粗暴地对待treat sb or sth roughly
batter sb/sth ⇔ about
The man was put in prison for battering his wife about.
The car must have been battered about in the race.
- batter away (v.+adv.)
接连不断地打〔砸〕beat hard and repeatedly
batter away at sth
He battered away at the door for admittance.
He kept battering away at the door.
- batter down (v.+adv.)
捣毁；砸烂 flatten sth by hitting it repeatedly; break a door or gate in order to get through it; break down
batter sth ⇔ down
Let's batter the door down.
Police battered down the door of the thieves' hide-out.
The burglars had battered down the door of the house.
The fireman battered the door down with a heavy axe.
The police battered the door down and saved the children from the burning building.
- batter through (v.+adv.)
击破 beat through
batter sth ⇔ through
They batter through the floorboards somehow.
- batter to (v.+prep.)
把…打成… cause sth to be a specified shape by hitting it hard and often
batter sb/sth to sth
Somebody had battered her to death.
The court heard that he had battered his wife to death.
The heavy waves battered the ship to pieces.
The ship was battered to pieces by the storm.
- batter up (v.+adv.)
batter sth ⇔ up
He battered up his racing bicycle in the race.
- batter away at 接连不断地砸
With a log Batter his skull.出自：Tempest , Shakespeare
A number of huge packing cases stood about, and upon these the Red Guards and soldiers fell furiously, battering them open with the butts of their rifles.出自： J. Reed
The door was battered down and in came the Palace guard.出自： R. Graves
The hail roars and batters on the windows.出自： G. Maxwell
I unroll the veal that I remembered to batter out flat this morning.出自： D. Lessing