"swot" Definition

  1. mathematics; also, a mathematician; as a verb, to work hard for an examination, to be diligent in one’s studies.—_Army._ This word originated at the great slang manufactory for the army, the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, in the broad Scotch pronunciation by Dr. Wallace, one of the Professors, of the word sweat. It has since become fashionable at the Universities.

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Position in the dictionary: 3569 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: syce, t, tabby party, tabooed, tack, tacked, tackle, taffy, tag-rag-and-bobtail, tail-block
Previous words in the dictionary: swizzle, swivel-eye, swished, swish, swipey, swipes, swipe, swingeing, swing., swing

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