to scatter or waste ; he swattered away all his money. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • swatter — /swot euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that swats. 2. See fly swatter. [1910 15; SWAT1 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • swatter — swat•ter [[t]ˈswɒt ər[/t]] n. 1) one that swats 2) fly swatter • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • swatter — noun Date: 1888 one that swats; especially flyswatter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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