flyswatter

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noun fly·swat·ter \ˈflī-ˌswä-tər\

Definition of flyswatter

  1. :  a device for killing insects that consists of a flat piece of perforated rubber or plastic or fine-mesh wire netting attached to a handle

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First Known Use of flyswatter

1917


FLYSWATTER Defined for English Language Learners

flyswatter

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Definition of flyswatter for English Language Learners

  • : a device used for killing flies and other insects that consists of a flat piece of plastic or other material attached to a handle


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