Meaning of bátus



n. 1. claquer, a person or group of persons hired to clap or root. Mga bátus kadtung namakpak níya, Those who applauded for him were paid claquers; 2. follower, person who defends someone or is on his side. Wà dihà ang tanang bátus sa bágis, Not all the ruffian’s followers were there; 3. underlings, protege of a politician. Bátus siya sa mayur, He is one of the mayor’s boys; v. 1. be, make into claquer, defender, protege of a politician.