There were three more Iraqi swats in the bedroom by now, and Matt told them to hold the prisoner still.
Sarah Kliff swats away David Brooks' suggestion that "Nobody knows how to reduce health care inflation."
The school staff would not allow us to film things like swats or students being sent to the “quiet room.”
1796, American English and northern England dialect word, possibly an alteration of Middle English swap "to strike, smite" (see swap), ultimately of imitative origin. Related: Swatted; swatting. The noun is recorded from 1800.
To exchange information: I thought we might be swapping notes on that by now (1970s+)