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swot

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noun \ˈswät\

Simple Definition of swot

  • : a person who works or studies too much

Full Definition of swot

British

  1. :  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


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swot

intransitive verb

Simple Definition of swot

  • : to study very hard for an exam

Full Definition of swot

swot·tedswot·ting

British

  1. :  grind 4

Circa 1860

First Known Use of swot

circa 1860



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