Definition of "swatting" [swatting]

  • Present participle of swat. (verb)
  • A motion or gesture that swats; a swat. (noun)

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Use "swatting" in a sentence
  • "They may need a bit of help in swatting it hard enough to break, but eventually it comes apart and the wrapped candies and small toys fall out."
  • "A Langley, B.C., family, who had SWAT members show up on their doorstep due to a false 911 call, appear to have become pioneer Canadian victims of an Internet phenomenon known as swatting."
  • "It appears to be part of an internet hacking trend dubbed swatting - tricking police to send out a SWAT or emergency response team to an unsuspecting home by hacking into people's computer accounts to disguise the origin of the 911 call."
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