The officers approached Garner and tried to grab hold of him, but he swatted their hands away.
With one swift ninja movement, Obama swatted the pest with ease, leaving it lifeless on the ground.
Maria swatted him away and laughed, but I could see how devastated she was.
Eyes red and prison muscles bulging, a tattooed white man behind me jumped to his feet from a crouch and swatted me aside.
Unfortunately I was swatted multiple times for the same exact reason up until junior high.
He swatted the little boy on the ass as hard as he could, three times.
And Mike "swatted" with an end of a fence rail he was chopping up for firewood.
"That mosquito is going to get swatted when he least expects it," Scotty promised.
swatted him--punched his face, and dug out some of his hair.
Buck snarled like a dog and swatted the glass with his hand, knocking it halfway across the 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+)