from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fly swatter.
- n. Baseball A hard-hitting batter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something used to swat with. Short for a flyswatter.
- n. Someone who swats.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To splutter; flounce; move rapidly in any fluid, generally in an undulating way.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
- v. splash and flutter about in or as if in water
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He seemed to be working many hours each day to cause that to happen, (maybe "swatter" is right and he's on the take).
No, my fellow humans, killing flies as fast as we can swing the swatter is not sustainable or humane … even if our efforts seem to do nothing to reduce the numbers of flies buzzing just about anywhere and everywhere we happen to be.
As someone standing on the doorstep looking for a good reason to enter the 'club', swatter is now gone.
"In our classroom, this isn't a fly swatter, it's a word swatter," he says.
In the most recent post, 'swatter' wrote, ... how can impartial and independent people even be found and located?
Ladies and gentlemen, the "swatter" has left the building.
Commenter "swatter" at my original thread Stefan responded to accused me of saying this joint ballot measure should be approved "sight unseen."
Regular reader and commenter "swatter" raised an interesting point in comment #1 at this post:
- The sentencing of a 19-year-old "swatter" to 11 years in prison has drawn renewed attention to caller-ID spoofing, which Matthew Weigman used to perpetrate his fake 911 calls and is at the heart of myriad scams.
Now reality is going to slap you in the face like a greased fly swatter!!!!! rdepontb
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