Quiet! I'm sure they'll cut themselves if we tell them they're not goth!
Baby bats are distinctive from emos in both personality and dress sense. Though the bats often use heavy make-up, they wear more tartan and netting/tulle than emos and are more stereotypically Goth. It takes a keen eye to distinguish some emos from baby bats, but there is one difference:
Baby bats grow up into Goths. Emos grow out of the fad, and into accountants.
Person #2: Nah, he's just a poser.
guy1: "Look at her! Isn't she something?"
guy2: "Sure but...she's a babybat."
younggoth: "I wish I were older so people wouldn't keep calling me 'babybat.'"
3. A rarely used affectionate term.
person1: "See you later, babybat!"
person2: "Awwwww, bye!"