from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fly swatter.
  • noun Baseball A hard-hitting batter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To splutter; flounce; move rapidly in any fluid, generally in an undulating way.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Something used to swat with. Short for a flyswatter.
  • noun Someone who swats.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
  • verb splash and flutter about in or as if in water


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