Definition of Swatting

1. Verb. (present participle of swat) ¹



2. Noun. A motion or gesture that swats; a swat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swatting

1. swat [v] - See also: swat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swatting

swathed
swather
swathers
swathes
swathier
swathiest
swathing
swathings
swaths
swathy
swats
swatted
swatter
swattered
swatters
swatting (current term)
swattings
swattle
sway
sway-backed
sway-bracing
sway-bracings
sway bar
sway bars
swayable
swayback
swaybacked
swaybacks
swaybar
swaybars

Literary usage of Swatting

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1. Roy Blakeley, His Story: Being the True Narrative of His Adventures and by Percy Keese Fitzhugh (1920)
"... CHAPTER III swatting THE SPY—CONTINUED WE didn't swat him in that chapter because I had to go to supper, but we'll surely swat him in this one. ..."

2. American Medicine (1921)
"Fly Time.—Fly time is again at hand and the ubiquitous house fly should be receiving maximum attention. If fly swatting is not begun in the early spring to ..."

3. Proceedings of the ... Annual Conference Under the Auspices of the National by National Tax Association (1922)
"C. " swatting the Rich " .will Not Provide Enough More and more the idea of " swatting the rich " seems to prevail, but apart from any other bad ..."

4. Hygiene of Communicable Diseases: A Handbook for Sanitarians, Medical by Francis Merton Munson, John Harington, Francis Randolph Packard, Fielding Hudson Garrison (1920)
"Flies that have gained access to kitchens or mess halls may he killed by swatting, but this is the poorest method of killing flies, and indicates that other ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Conference Under the Auspices of the National by National Tax Association (1922)
"C. " swatting the Rich " will Not Provide Enough More and more the idea of " swatting the rich " seems to prevail, but apart from any other bad consequences ..."

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