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.
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Origin of cram
OTHER WORDS FROM cramcram·ming·ly, adverbwell-crammed, adjective
Definition for cram (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for cram
A cram session on dynamical control theory—the mathematics of managing systems that change—ensued.
Each month, a chosen theme colors the myriad events cramming the calendar.Brooklyn’s Museum of Death: Inside Morbid Anatomy’s House of Intriguing Horrors|Nina Strochlic|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Richard Wolffe on the last-minute White House cramming for the State of the Union—and why the Senate upset was overrated.
Richard Wolffe on the last-minute cramming for the State of the Union—and why the Senate upset was overrated.
And then at last the Pupil if he possesses a first-rate cramming memory might answer questions on it.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
With brutal haste he started cramming everything back into place.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
They were both very assiduous in cramming him, and one day nearly choked him to death by forcing the fat down his throat.
And she carelessly glanced at some mathematical works that she had used when cramming for the Senior Wranglership.
I fired again at him and missed; and then ran as hard as I could towards the glacier, cramming in cartridges as I ran.Three in Norway|James Arthur Lees