Complete Definition of "bat an eyelash"

English

Verb
bat an eyelash

  1. idiom To react in any slight way; to respond.

#:When cellular phones first came out they were something of a novelty. These days, nobody bats an eyelash.

Usage notes
Most frequently negative, as in the example.

Synonyms
bat an eyelid

Translations
trans-top|to react in any slight way
Norwegian: t-|no|heve et øyenbryn
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Category:English verbs

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