swot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v swot study intensively, as before an exam "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
    • n swot an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • swot Middle English forms of sweet.
    • n swot Same as swat.
    • swot See swat.
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Usage

In literature:

But then she's a frightful swot.
"A Young Girl's Diary" by An Anonymous Young Girl
Does your dog swot cats?
"The Burning Spear" by John Galsworthy
What's the good of swotting, though?
"The White Feather" by P. G. Wodehouse
Swot, origin of, 352.
"Notes & Queries, Index of Volume 1" by Various
He's an awful chap to make you swot.
"The Tree of Heaven" by May Sinclair
If Swot were a little older, I should not have had to trouble you.
"Wanted--A Match Maker" by Paul Leicester Ford
It's not a bit of use swotting a thing half heartedly.
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
That's what comes of swotting too hard!
"Animal Ghosts" by Elliott O'Donnell
I'll swot up my Latin like anything next term, so as to read about you.
"The Magic City" by Edith Nesbit
Have you done your swot?
"Follow My leader" by Talbot Baines Reed
His tormentors realised that he was not a mere "swot," that he had fists and knew how to use them.
"War Letters of a Public-School Boy" by Henry Paul Mainwaring Jones
Well, we all go to the same college, and we all promise to swot hard.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
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