batwing

[ bat-wing ]
/ ˈbætˌwɪŋ /

adjective

formed, shaped, etc., like the wing of a bat.
(of a garment or part of a garment) resembling or conceived of as resembling the wing of a bat, as a loose long sleeve (batwing sleeve) having a deep armhole and a tight wrist.

Nearby words

  1. batu khan,
  2. batum,
  3. batumi,
  4. batuque,
  5. batwa,
  6. batwing sleeve,
  7. batwoman,
  8. bauble,
  9. bauchi,
  10. bauchle

Origin of batwing

First recorded in 1955–60; bat2 + wing

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British Dictionary definitions for batwing sleeve

batwing sleeve

noun

a sleeve of a garment with a deep armhole and a tight wrist

batwing

/ (ˈbætˌwɪŋ) /

adjective

shaped like the wings of a bat, as a black tie, collar, etc
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