swot


1swot

noun \ˈswät\

: a person who works or studies too much

Full Definition of SWOT

British
:  grind 2b

Examples of SWOT

  1. <every time he begged off a night at the pub—saying he had to study—his mates teased him for being a swot>

Origin of SWOT

English dialect, sweat, from Middle English swot, from Old English swāt — more at sweat
First Known Use: 1850

Related to SWOT

2swot

intransitive verb

: to study very hard for an exam

swot·tedswot·ting

Full Definition of SWOT

British
:  grind 4

First Known Use of SWOT

circa 1860

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