swat: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (swot), [key]
— v., n. swat•ted, swat•ting,
  1. to hit; slap; smack.
  2. to hit (a ball) powerfully, usually for a long distance.
  1. a smart blow; slap; smack.
  2. a powerfully hit ball.


Pronunciation: (swot), [key]
— v. Dial.
  1. pt. and pp. of


Pronunciation: (swot), [key]
— n. swat•ted, swat•ting,
  1. swot.


Pronunciation: (swät), [key]
— n.
  1. a former princely state in NW India: now a part of Pakistan.
  2. a Muslim inhabitant of Swat.


Pronunciation: (swot), [key]
— n.
  1. a special section of some law enforcement agencies trained and equipped to deal with especially dangerous or violent situations, as when hostages are being held (often used attributively): a SWAT team.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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