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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle.

Usage examples (29)
  • The republicans, meanwhile, would prefer to use a sledgehammer where a flyswatter is appropriate.
  • But then, the flyswatter was a fine invention too, and we don't need that anymore either.
  • That sledgehammer could very well be a flyswatter.
  • “Get lost,” Reena snaps, like a flyswatter on a fly. for more
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