Definition of Swot up

1. Verb. Study intensively, as before an exam. "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"

Exact synonyms: Bone, Bone Up, Cram, Drum, Get Up, Grind Away, Mug Up, Swot
Related verbs: Cram
Generic synonyms: Hit The Books, Study
Derivative terms: Crammer, Crammer, Swot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swot Up

swordsmanships
swordsmen
swordsmith
swordsmithing
swordsmiths
swordswoman
swordswomanship
swordswomen
swordtail
swordtails
swordwork
swore
sworn
swosh
swot
swot up (current term)
swot up on
swot vac
swots
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swotter
swotters
swottier
swottiest
swottiness
swotting
swottings
swotty
swough
swoughs

Literary usage of Swot up

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1. The Christian Parlor Magazine by Darius Mead (1850)
"He would lie for hours together, and gaze upon his mother's face as she sung; and he would nestle his bead upon his father's lap, and look SWOT up into his ..."

2. Me and Myn by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1907)
"... Doc. made us swot up such a lot of it. " Yes,poetry ! " said Old Phil Hallamshire, twirling his cane so that I thought he would be sure to cut my eye ..."

3. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan (1919)
"... and, with a very complete set of papers and a store of ready-made reminiscences (it took him some time to swot up the names of the peaks and passes he ..."

4. The Christian Parlor Magazine by Darius Mead (1850)
"He would lie for hours together, and gaze upon his mother's face as she sung; and he would nestle his bead upon his father's lap, and look SWOT up into his ..."

5. Me and Myn by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1907)
"... Doc. made us swot up such a lot of it. " Yes,poetry ! " said Old Phil Hallamshire, twirling his cane so that I thought he would be sure to cut my eye ..."

6. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan (1919)
"... and, with a very complete set of papers and a store of ready-made reminiscences (it took him some time to swot up the names of the peaks and passes he ..."

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