To cram is defined as to force something into a space that is too small or to study quickly for an exam that is very soon.(verb)
The definition of a cram is a quick study for an exam that is very soon.(noun)
An example of a cram is a 30 minute study session in the hour before a test.
See cram in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME crammen < OE crammian, to squeeze in, stuff; akin to MHG krammen, grip with claws < IE *grem-, to press, compress (> L gremium, lap, bosom) < base *ger-, to hold, seize
See cram in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb crammed crammed, cram·ming, crams verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English crammen
Origin: , from Old English crammian; see ger- in Indo-European roots.
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