how to pronounce batten /ˈbæt.ən/
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batten is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of batten in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… steven batten cristiano ruffalo danny …”
meanings of batten verb: To fertilize or enrich, as land. To gratify a morbid appetite or craving; gloat. To improve by feeding; fatten; make fat or cause to thrive due to plenteous feeding. To thrive, prosper, or live in luxury, especially at the expense of others; fare sumptuously. To feed (on); to revel (in). To fasten or secure a hatch etc using battens. To thrive by feeding; grow fat; feed oneself gluttonously. To furnish with battens. To become better; improve in condition, especially by feeding. noun: The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof. In stagecraft, a long pipe, usually metal, affixed to the ceiling or fly system in a theater. A long strip of wood, metal, fibreglass etc., used for various purposes aboard ship, especially one inserted in a pocket sewn on the sail in order to keep the sail flat. A thin strip of wood used in construction to hold members of a structure together or to provide a fixing point. words with pronunciation similar to batten words that rhyme with batten Did this page help you?