One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person or institution that prepares pupils for an examination intensively over a short period of time.
instructor, trainerView synonyms
- ‘He moved schools a lot - prep and boarding, home tutors, crammers.’
- ‘His father sent him to a crammer in Dublin from where the young Peter was accepted at veterinary college.’
- ‘Independent private school kids take expensive crammer lessons to help pass these stringent snobby entrance exam tests.’
- ‘In 1888 Russell went as a boarder to an army crammer to prepare for Cambridge University scholarship examinations.’
- ‘As well as the tutorial colleges and local crammers, about a dozen public schools have entered the market.’
- ‘Last minute cramming for exams is a bad idea, take it from someone who was a professional crammer.’
- ‘Even so, he left a year early and went off to a crammer in Brighton to do his A-levels.’
- ‘The university wants to use the internet as a crammer, enabling students to complete the first few terms by remote access.’
- ‘The inciting event is the arrival of a young crammer named Irwin, whom the headmaster has hired to boost the school's prestige.’
- ‘Now Umist is trying to bridge the learning gap by introducing the crammer course.’
- ‘Initially he worked with established firms of crammers in the West End.’
- ‘A summer crammer in the hope of improving his grades proved fruitless.’
- ‘After his re-sits at a crammer, he journeyed north to Edinburgh University to study divinity.’
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