• IPA: /ˈbæt.ʃɪt/

batshit (uncountable)

  1. (vulgar, literally) fecal matter produced by bats
  2. (slang, vulgar) nonsense, horseshit; especially when said by or attributed to someone irrational.
  3. (slang, vulgar) extreme irrationality or unreasonableness, insanity, craziness.
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  1. (slang, vulgar) extremely irrational or unreasonable, insane, crazy.
    Don't take any courses from that professor. She's completely batshit.
    • 1995, Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese, Casino:
      Nicky Santoro: And what the fuck are you doing on TV anyhow? You know I get calls from back home every fuckin day, they think you went batshit!
    • 2002, David Simon, The Wire, (ref ↗):
      Those subpoenas went out today!
      The front office is gonna go batshit!
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batshit (not comparable)

  1. (slang) Used as an intensifier, particularly for insane or synonyms.
    When we heard about it he went batshit nuts.

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