Definitions For Baton


  • A thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir
  • A hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race
  • A hollow metal rod that is wielded or twirled by a drum major or drum majorette
  • A short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority
  • A short stout club used primarily by policemen
  • A thin stick that is used by a music conductor to lead a band or orchestra
  • A long thin stick with a ball at one end or both ends that is carried by someone who performs with or leads a marching band
  • A stick that is passed from one runner to the next runner in a relay race

Is Baton a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Baton is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Baton in a Sentence

  • The majorette twirled the baton.
  • The detainee claimed that the police had beat him with their batons even after he had been shackled

Synonyms for Baton

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