Adj. Studious. Informal

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  • swot — I UK [swɒt] / US [swɑt] verb [intransitive] Word forms swot : present tense I/you/we/they swot he/she/it swots present participle swotting past tense swotted past participle swotted British informal to study very hard, especially for an… …   English dictionary

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  • swot — swot1 [swɔt US swa:t] n BrE informal someone who spends too much time studying and seems to have no other interests used in order to show disapproval >swotty adj swot 2 swot2 past tense and past participle swotted present participle swotting v …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swot Brit. — swot Brit. informal, derogatory verb (swots, swotting, swotted) (also swot up) study assiduously or intensively. noun a person who spends a lot of or too much time studying. Derivatives swotty adjective Origin C19: dialect var. of …   English new terms dictionary

  • swot — 1 noun (C) BrE informal someone who spends too much time studying and seems to have no other interests swotty adjective 2 verb (I) BrE informal to study a lot in a short time, especially for an examination; cram (3) AmE (+ for): I was busy… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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