Being on ones-own. Shorter form of playground jibe 'Billy Bates, got no mates'. Referring to some imaginary character 'Billy Bates', who is too sad to have any friends.
Can refer to ones-self as 'being on my bates'. In other regions is just referred to as being 'Billy No Mates
Example1: Look at Malcolm is playing on his own, arrrr, he's Billy Bates, got no mates!
Example2: I'll order a pizza tonight, I'm on my bates.
When something is obvious
"It's bate that you were bare prang!"
Short for masturbation. See bater
"I'm going to bate and bust a nut."
A breath of fresh air. Sexy as hell and the best kind of cool. Looks 15 years younger than he is. Warmly kind. Genuinely caring. He can be alone and doesn't need the attention or reactions of others to know who he is. Comfortable in his own skin and peaceful. Just needs more discretion in the friends he picks.
If a Bates is your man, you're a lucky, lucky girl!!
Bate in parts of southern ireland can define being tired and hungover or bored
Hungover college students saying "i'm bate man"
the act of self pleasure.
"the boy went to his roo mto 'bate"
abbreviation for Masturbate.
see the new nude lohan photos?
sure, i haven't had a good 'bate session in a while.
A really cool person who is anti-chess
Damn that dude is like a bates, he always screws up my chess games.