verb (used with object), crammed, cram·ming.
- to prepare (a person), as for an examination, by having him or her memorize information within a short period of time.
- to acquire knowledge of (a subject) by so preparing oneself.
verb (used without object), crammed, cram·ming.
Words nearby cram
Origin of cram
OTHER WORDS FROM cramcram·ming·ly, adverbwell-crammed, adjective
Examples from the Web for cramming
And cramming this law down the throats of states that prefer less expansive gun laws is a serious blow to advocates of federalism.
And though not yet fluent, Wittstock is currently cramming in French lessons.
The cramming that the boys were now subjected to, did not improve their temper.Mildred Arkell, Volume II (of 3)|Mrs. Henry Wood
On the night that Boggs dropped in on them, Jimmy and Pellams were cramming alone.Stanford Stories|Charles K. Field
He's hired a tutor to coach him and is cramming away like mad.Bert Wilson on the Gridiron|J. W. Duffield
This is never suffered to pass unnoticed, while the power of cramming down another morsel remains.Journal of a Voyage from Okkak, on the Coast of Labrador, to Ungava Bay, Westward of Cape Chudleigh|Benjamin Kohlmeister and George Kmoch
He would have been tender of cramming down the throats of the people what they are averse to swallow.Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery