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verb as in hit

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Neither Ashton Kutcher nor Miley Cyrus was home when they became “swatting” victims.

In the Dallas–Fort Worth area, Kolybe said, there are 12 to 15 incidents of swatting a year.

The group often recorded the swatting incidents and “brag posted” them on social networks.

JASON ( swatting an imaginary gnat): Hope over fear... What a crock.

That, if the phrase may be pardoned, is swatting a butterfly with a sledge-hammer!

Afterwards you go on just the same, still swatting up languages, still unobtrusive, till this day comes along.

There are a lot of sneaks in the school who have set up a swatting club without saying a word to us about it!'

Taylor says Torrington's will be nothing better than a swatting shop, and no place for gentlemen, if it isn't stopped.'

And so before they separated each pledged himself to join the new swatting club.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swatting, such as: knock, smash, slap, whack, smack, and clobber.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.