- a close friend or group of friends thought of as family: All these guys are my fam.
- family: Most of my fam is in New York.
Origin of fam
- the Family Channel: a cable television channel.
or F. & A.M.
- Free and Accepted Masons.
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Examples from the Web for fam
Anyways, I've bought a fam'ly ticket and laid in a stock of fancy groceries.Shorty McCabe
No, sir, Mary Rose is one of the fam'ly and she stays with the fam'ly.Mary Rose of Mifflin</p>
Frances R. Sterrett
It minds me iv what happened wanst in me cousin Terence's fam'ly.Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War</p>
Finley Peter Dunne
In fact, Martha has fam'ly troubles of her own about now, you remember.Torchy, Private Sec.
"Yes, I expect the fam'ly hist'ry's all right," I breaks in.Torchy As A Pa