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Definition of "swot" []

  • To study with effort or determination. (verb)
  • To study something with effort or determination (swot up on). (verb)
  • One who swots (noun)
  • Work (noun)
  • Vigorous study at an educational institution (noun)

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Use "swot" in a sentence
  • "Even at his preparatory school, where he was known as a swot of the first water, he had displayed an unhealthy infatuation for that tongue; he loved its cold, lapidary construction; and while other boys played football or cricket, this withered little fellow used to lark about with a note-book, all by himself, torturing sensible"
  • "Now I heard John Pienaar try and spin it that Ed Balls actually said "swot" and I hear that John Pienaar later changed that to "so weak"."
  • "I was stoned by a gang of cretins and suckers-up to cretins for being a "swot"."