hit the books

Definitions of hit the books

v learn by reading books

“I must hit the books now”
con, learn, memorise, memorize
commit to memory; learn by heart
bone, bone up, cram, drum, get up, grind away, mug up, swot, swot up
study intensively, as before an exam
alternate, understudy
be an understudy or alternate for a role
Type of:
acquire, larn, learn
gain knowledge or skills

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