verb (used with object), noun swot·ted, swot·ting,
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OTHER WORDS FROM swotswotter, noun
Words nearby swot
Definition for swot (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), swot·ted, swot·ting.
Origin of swot2
Example sentences from the Web for swot
His tormentors realised that he was not a mere "swot," that he had fists and knew how to use them.War Letters of a Public-School Boy|Paul Jones.
But Sir Toady Lion says he isn't going to have any—being married is ever such a swot, and children are all little pigs.Sweethearts at Home|S. R. Crockett
However, as I never do much else I'm able to swot the French all right.The Lonely Unicorn|Alec Waugh
I told 'em to keep my fire in—I'm going to swot like blazes to-night.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
Swot is, as the querist supposes, a military cant term, and a sufficiently vulgar one too.Notes and Queries 1850.04.06|Various