batty

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drive (one) batty

To annoy or frustrate one to the point of exasperation. A week on vacation with my relatives is enough to drive me batty. That loud beeping noise is driving me batty!
See also: batty, drive

drive someone batty

 and drive someone bonkers; drive someone nuts
Fig. to annoy or irritate someone. You are certainly annoying! You're going to drive me batty. This cold is driving me bonkers. These tax forms are driving me nuts.
See also: batty, drive

bats

1. and batty mod. crazy. You are driving me batty! You are bats if you think I would ever wear a haircut like that.
2. and batty mod. alcohol intoxicated; confused and drunk. The guy was bats—stewed to his ears. He was a bit batty, but he’d been drinking since noon, so no one was surprised.
3. and the bats n. the delirium tremens. (Always with the.) My buddy is shaking because of a slight case of the bats.

batty

verb
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Tuesday was a national holiday to mark the 61st anniversary of the end of Japanese colonial rule on the Korean Peninsula.Carmelo Anthony, Shane Battier, Elton Brand, Kirk Hinrich and Wade started for the US team.After a visit to a US military base Wednesday, the team headed to Sapporo, Japan, for its opening game of the championships on Saturday against Puerto Rico.The United States finished sixth at the worlds in 2002 and third in 1998.
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To me, the idea of drafting high school students, just because they're tall, ahead of someone like Shane Battier, veteran of four years at Duke, ACC and NCAA tournament pressure and good coaching, is simply ludicrous.