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swat

swat

 
pronunciation:
swat
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: swats, swatted, swatting
definition 1: to hit abruptly, as with an open hand or fly swatter; slap; smack.
similar words:
box
definition 2: in baseball, to hit (a ball) a long distance.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an abrupt blow, as with an open hand; slap; smack.
similar words:
clap, lick
definition 2: in baseball, a hit that carries the ball a long distance.
similar words:
hit
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derivation: swatter (n.)