crammer

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cram

 (krăm)
v. crammed, cram·ming, crams
v.tr.
1. To force, press, or squeeze (something) into an insufficient or barely sufficient space; stuff.
2.
a. To feed a large amount of food to (an animal).
b. To fill (oneself or one's stomach, for example) with food.
v.intr.
1. To move into and fully occupy a space: The students crammed into the tiny classroom.
2. To study hastily for an impending examination: was up all night cramming for the history midterm.
n.
Hasty study for an imminent examination.

[Middle English crammen, from Old English crammian; see ger- in Indo-European roots.]

cram′mer n.

crammer

(ˈkræmə)
n
(Education) a person or school that prepares pupils for an examination, esp pupils who have already failed that examination
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crammer - a student who crams
educatee, pupil, student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
2.crammer - a teacher who is paid to cram students for examinations
private instructor, tutor, coach - a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
3.crammer - a special school where students are crammed
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
4.crammer - a textbook designed for cramming
school text, schoolbook, text edition, textbook, text - a book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"
Translations

crammer

[ˈkræməʳ] N (Scol) (= pupil) → empollón/ona m/f; (= teacher) → profesor(a) m/f (que prepara rapidísimamente a sus alumnos para los exámenes)

crammer

[ˈkræmər] n (British) (= school) → boîte f à bac

crammer

n (= tutor)Einpauker m; (= student)Büffler(in) m(f) (inf); (= book)Paukbuch nt; (= school)Paukschule f

crammer

[ˈkræməʳ] n (school) → istituto che prepara agli esami; (tutor) → insegnante m/f che cura la preparazione agli esami
References in classic literature ?
My good boys," exclaimed the crammer, "will one of you be kind enough to tell me what you've been doing, and what these gentlemen have been doing for you?
It wasn't like that boy to run either way," said the crammer, cocking a clear blue eye on me.
Until now the crammer had the centre of the stage, but at this point Raffles usurped a place which was always his at will.
said the crammer, relieving me of his eyes at last.
Then would he keep one eye upon a coach or crammer from the Circumlocution Office sitting below the bar, and smash the honourable gentleman with the Circumlocution Office account of this matter.
Institutes and government need crammers not geniuses to keep their ranking on top.
We're all crammers and, sometimes, what we want is a place where we can buy everything-before we even know they have the perfect gifts.
We don't want crammers and we don't want grammars; we want higher standards, driven by professionals at the vanguard of our system.
Strachan observes that Clausewitz's "On War contains many references to the need for principles and system, but never delivers them in a way designed to be learnt by the parrots of military crammers and spoon-fed examinees" (p.
The examination pattern reformation must be employed by HEC on advanced level in order let innovators rule the future instead of present ruling crammers left to the unmerciful fate at the end.
Yet such centering may be inadequate when crammers or stuffers are used, or when grooved-feed sections, which can develop very high side loads, are deployed.
The participants were classified into three crammer groups, according to the date they started to study for the midterm examination: extreme crammers (n = 55), light crammers (n = 69), and noncrammers (n = 44).