batter verb definition in Committing crime topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Committing crime topic
[intransitive, transitive, often passive] to hit somebody/something hard many times, especially in a way that causes serious damage batter at/on something She battered at the door with her fists. batter somebody He had been badly battered about the head and face. Her killer had battered her to death. batter something Severe winds have been battering the north coast.

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