1) <verb> To Swot; Revision undertaken preceding an examination.
2) <noun> (Offensive Slang) Swot; A person who values his education at least three times more than his social life and his teacher at least three times more than his friends, hypothetically.
3) <Anagram> (Business Terminology) S.W.O.T.; An analysis of a business's position comparing with other similar businesses in order to identify their Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.
1) "I was swotting up all night last night for this exam. I should walk it."
2) "Ken is such a fucking Swot, he's always up that teacher's arse."
3) "Peters, I want that S.W.O.T. analysis in for noon tomorrow, please."
A word used by morons to insult a person of superior academic abilities.
Said morons believe to have such intelligence and excelling at education and gaining qualifications is laughable and therefore to be called a 'swot' is a horrible, undesirable humiliation for the victim.
I hate my job, having to get up at 6am, put on a lumo jacket and clean up the thrash around the streets, its so demeaning, and the pay is crap, but I've got no other qualifications so I guess I can't do anything else. Yesterday i near got knocked down by a guy in a suit drivin a Porsche....looked like Adam Grimes from my old class. He was such a swot....
To study, particularly in preparation for a test or exam. (Used in South Africa, this word has now largely gone out of fashion amongst English kids, but is still used often by Afrikaans kids.)
"Have you started swotting for your History yet?"
Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, Threat. An analysis of a business opportunity whereby qualities of one’s own team are described as strengths or weaknesses and qualities of the situation (including competitors) are described as opportunities or threats. Strengths and opportunities are seen as correlated positive qualities and weaknesses and threats also correlate as negatives. Often visualized as a 4-cell box. Used primarily by business school gradates, especially marketeers, and more commonly used in the 1980’s than today.
Lets SWOT that potential new market to see if we can break in.
Strength Weakness Opportunity Threat
Please send me your SWOT on the project.
Single With Out Talent
That guy/girl is SWOT. No way would I date him/her.
someone who is constantly studying, doing nothing but it. Usually shows signs of extreme aggression when distracted in class