Ralph Adams, 1863–1942, U.S. architect and writer.
verb crams, cramming, crammed
(transitive) to force (people, material, etc) into (a room, container, etc) with more than it can hold; stuff
to eat or cause to eat more than necessary
(informal) to study or cause to study (facts, etc), esp for an examination, by hastily memorizing
the act or condition of cramming
Steve. born 1960, English middle-distance runner: European 1500 m champion (1981, 1986); world 1500 m champion (1983)
Old English crammian “press something into something else,” from Proto-Germanic *kram-/*krem- (cf. Old High German krimman “to press, pinch,” Old Norse kremja “to squeeze, pinch”), from PIE root *ger- “to gather” (cf. Sanskrit gramah “heap, troop,” Old Church Slavonic gramota “heap,” Latin gremium “bosom, lap”). Meaning “study intensely for an exam” originally was British student slang first recorded 1803. Related: Crammed; cramming.
: a cram session/ cram book
A very diligent student; grind (1900s+)
To study intensively for an upcoming examination (1803+ British students)
- Ralph izard
[iz-erd] /ˈɪz ərd/ noun 1. Ralph, 1742–1804, U.S. diplomat and politician. /ˈɪzəd/ noun 1. (esp in the Pyrenees) another name for chamois n. chamois-like antelope of the Pyrenees, 1791, from French isard, Gascon isart, “perhaps of Iberian origin,” or [Klein] from Basque (cf. izzara “star”).
- Ralph nader
[ney-der] /ˈneɪ dər/ noun 1. Ralph, born 1934, U.S. lawyer, author, political reformer, and consumer advocate. /ˈneɪdə/ noun 1. Ralph. born 1934, US lawyer and campaigner for consumer rights and the environment: a candidate for US president in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008
[roi-ster doi-ster] /ˈrɔɪ stər ˌdɔɪ stər/ noun 1. a play (1553?) by Nicholas Udall: the earliest known English comedy.
- Ralph vaughan williams
[vawn wil-yuh mz] /vɔn ˈwɪl yəmz/ noun 1. Ralph, 1872–1958, English composer. [wil-yuh mz] /ˈwɪl yəmz/ noun 1. Ben Ames [eymz] /eɪmz/ (Show IPA), 1889–1953, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. 2. Bert (Egbert Austin Williams) 1876?–1922, U.S. comedian and songwriter. 3. Charles Melvin (Cootie) 1910–85, U.S. jazz trumpeter and bandleader. 4. Daniel Hale, 1858–1931, U.S. […]