swot (swots, present participle swotting; past and past participle swotted)
- (intransitive, slang, British) To study with effort or determination (object of study indicated by "up on").
- You should swot up on your French before travelling to Paris.
- Synonyms: cram
- French: bûcher, bosser, potasser, bachoter, se bourrer le crâne
- German: büffeln, pauken
- Italian: sgobbare
- Russian: зубри́ть
- Spanish: empollar (colloquial)
swot (plural swots)
- (slang, British) One who swots.
- (slang, British) Work.
- (slang, British) Vigorous study at an educational institution.
- French: (colloquial) bûcheur, bosseur, bachoteur
- German: Büffler
- Russian: зубри́ла
- Spanish: empollón, empollona (Spain), chapón, chapona (Spain), mateo (Chile)
- (business) Acronym of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats