The group often recorded the swatting incidents and “brag posted” them on social networks.
Neither Ashton Kutcher nor Miley Cyrus was home when they became “swatting” victims.
JASON ( swatting an imaginary gnat): Hope over fear... What a crock.
In the Dallas–Fort Worth area, Kolybe said, there are 12 to 15 incidents of swatting a year.
Then came your swatting at Hindustani, the remarks made about it, and the fight.
And there is the Hindustani too, and the other lingo you have been swatting at.
"Oh, I've been swatting like a pig for Mods," said Alan hopelessly.
That, if the phrase may be pardoned, is swatting a butterfly with a sledge-hammer!
There are a lot of sneaks in the school who have set up a swatting club without saying a word to us about it!'
I deserved the 'swatting' more than Babs did, for she was only four and I was eight.
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+)