Off the bat (phrase)
Type: phrase, adjective, slang
Also spelled or known as: Off da rip
Related: Off rip, Off top, Off the rip, Off the jump, Off the top
What does Off the bat mean?
From the start, right away, or immediately.
Off the bat Synonyms: Off the rip, Off rip, From the get go
Example sentence: “I’m going in off the rip.”
Off the bat in songs:
“Ayy, right off the bat Shorty, she know that I’m black but I’ll Doja that cat” – Tory Lanez, SKAT.
“I need head off the bat like I’m Derek Jeter Roll a gram of that wax ’cause it’s therapeutic” – Kodak Black, Z Look Jamaican.
“If he black right off the bat, it’s like he guilty If I commit suicide, at least a real nigga had killed me” – NoCap, Point Guard.
“Nicer than me – say what? Wait up, straight up I finish niggas right off the bat like a layup” – Joell Ortiz, Y’all Ready Know.