(noun, verb)


1. The act of cramming.

2. Information hastily memorized; as, a cram from an examination.

3. A warp having more than two threads passing through each dent or split of the reed.


1. crowd or pack to capacity

Similar word(s): jam, jampack, ram, wad

Definition categories: contact, stuff

2. put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

- cram books into the suitcase

Definition categories: contact, lay, place, pose, position, put, set

3. study intensively, as before an exam

Similar word(s): bone, drum, swot

Definition categories: cognition, study

4. prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam

Definition categories: change, fix, prepare, ready, set

Sentences with cram as a verb:

- to cram fruit into a basket; to cram a room with people

- A pupil is crammed by his tutor.