Associations to the word «Swat»

Wiktionary

SWAT, acronym. (chiefly US) (law enforcement) Special weapons and tactics. The area of expertise of police officers trained and equipped to neutralize armed or entrenched criminals.
SWAT, noun. (chiefly US) (law enforcement) a SWAT team
SWAT, verb. (transitive) To beat off, as insects; to bat, strike, or hit.
SWAT, verb. (slang) (crime) to illegitimately elicit a SWAT assault
SWAT, noun. A hard stroke, hit or blow, e.g., as part of a spanking.
SWAT, proper noun. A valley and a district in NWFP administrative province of Pakistan
SWAT, proper noun. A river in NWFP administrative province of Pakistan

Dictionary definition

SWAT, noun. A sharp blow.
SWAT, verb. Hit swiftly with a violent blow; "Swat flies".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope