HyperDic: swot

English > 2 senses of the word swot:
NOUNperson swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeban insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
VERBcognitionswot, cram, grind away, drum, bone up, get up, mug up, swot up, bonestudy intensively, as before an exam
English > swot: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious.
Synonymsgrind, nerd, wonk, dweeb
Broaderlearner, scholar, assimilatorsomeone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
Spanishempollón, nerd, tragalibros
Verbsswotstudy intensively, as before an exam
English > swot: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningstudy intensively, as before an exam.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymscram, grind away, drum, bone up, get up, mug up, swot up, bone
Broaderstudy, hit the booksLearn by reading books
Similar tocramPrepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
Spanishempollar, estudiar
Nounsswotan insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

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