With one swift ninja movement, Obama swatted the pest with ease, leaving it lifeless on the ground.
Unfortunately I was swatted multiple times for the same exact reason up until junior high.
Eyes red and prison muscles bulging, a tattooed white man behind me jumped to his feet from a crouch and swatted me aside.
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+)