As adjectives the difference between banty and batty
is that banty
is (us) bantam (small, but aggressive) while batty
is (slang) mad, crazy, silly.
As a noun batty is
(west indian slang) the buttocks or anus.
(US) bantam (small, but aggressive)
- He strutted like a banty rooster.
(slang) Mad, crazy, silly.
(obsolete) Belonging to, or resembling, a bat (mammal).
- Batty wings. — Shakespeare.
(West Indian slang) The buttocks or anus.
(Jamaica, UK, derogatory) A homosexual man.
* 1996 , Rudi Bleys, The geography of perversion
- For example, recent Jamaican 'raga' lyrics by Buju Banton and Brand Nubian attach the affirmation of black identity to crude animosity towards homosexuality and contain offensive language against the 'batties' as icons of non-blackness.
* batty boy
* batty man
* batty rider