verb (used with object), swat·ted, swat·ting.
Words nearby swat
Origin of swat1
Definition for swatted (2 of 4)
Definition for swatted (3 of 4)
verb (used without object), swat·ted, swat·ting, noun
Definition for swatted (4 of 4)
verb (used with or without object), swat·ted, swat·ting.
Origin of SWAT
Examples from the Web for swatted
The officers approached Garner and tried to grab hold of him, but he swatted their hands away.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately I was swatted multiple times for the same exact reason up until junior high.Rogue L.A. Cop’s Facebook Manifesto: ‘You Will Now Live the Life of Prey’|The Daily Beast|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Maria swatted him away and laughed, but I could see how devastated she was.
With one swift ninja movement, Obama swatted the pest with ease, leaving it lifeless on the ground.
But in a 5-4 vote, the justices in McCleskey swatted it all away, carving out an exception for death-penalty cases.N.C. Ruling Is a Step Toward Honesty About Death Penalty’s Racism|David R. Dow|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Buck snarled like a dog and swatted the glass with his hand, knocking it halfway across the room.The Draw|Jerome Bixby
They galloped through the dew and swatted at balls ferociously—two happy dubs who proudly used all the tennis terms they knew.The Job|Sinclair Lewis
Paresi swatted the first-aid kit as he carried it back to its clamp.Breaking Point|James E. Gunn
He swatted the little boy on the ass as hard as he could, three times.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
"Take that," and I swatted him over the head with the turkey.The Frontier Boys in the Grand Canyon|Wyn Roosevelt