What does batman mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term batman:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. batman(noun)

    an orderly assigned to serve a British military officer

Wiktionary

  1. Batman(ProperNoun)

    A province in Turkey.

  2. Batman(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of Batman Province, Turkey.

  3. Batman(ProperNoun)

    A fictional hero of DC Comics whose name is Bruce Wayne and who uses a bat-themed costume and equipment and regularly has the assistance of his sidekick Robin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Batman(noun)

    a weight used in the East, varying according to the locality; in Turkey, the greater batman is about 157 pounds, the lesser only a fourth of this; at Aleppo and Smyrna, the batman is 17 pounds

  2. Batman(noun)

    a man who has charge of a bathorse and his load

Freebase

  1. Batman

    Batman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27. Originally referred to as "the Bat-Man" and still referred to at times as "the Batman," the character is additionally known as "the Caped Crusader," "the Dark Knight," and "the World's Greatest Detective," among other titles. Batman's secret identity is Bruce Wayne, an American billionaire playboy, industrialist, and philanthropist. Having witnessed the murder of his parents as a child, he swore revenge on criminals, an oath tempered with the greater ideal of justice. Wayne trains himself both physically and intellectually and dons a bat-themed costume in order to fight crime. Batman operates in the fictional Gotham City, assisted by various supporting characters including his crime-fighting partner, Robin, his butler Alfred Pennyworth, the police commissioner Jim Gordon, and occasionally the heroine Batgirl. He fights an assortment of villains, often referred to as the "rogues gallery," which includes the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler, Two-Face, Ra's al Ghul, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, and Catwoman, among others. Unlike most superheroes, he does not possess any superpowers; he makes use of intellect, detective skills, science and technology, wealth, physical prowess, martial arts skills, an indomitable will, fear, and intimidation in his continuous war on crime.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Batman

    bat′man, baw′man, n. a man who has charge of a bathorse. [See Bathorse.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. batman

    A Turkish weight of 6 okes, or about 18 lbs. English. There is also a smaller batman in Turkey, of about 4 lbs. 10 ozs. English. In Persia there are also two batmans--the larger equal to 12 lbs. English, and the other is of about half that weight. Also, a soldier assigned to a mounted officer as groom.

Editors Contribution

  1. BATMAN

    A cool superhero that fights crime with gaghtets and is dress like a bat and is also a billioner named Bruce Wayne.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of batman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of batman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6



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