frat

[frat]

noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. fraser, james earle,
  2. fraser, malcolm,
  3. fraser, peter,
  4. fraser, simon,
  5. frass,
  6. fratch,
  7. fratching,
  8. frater,
  9. fraternal,
  10. fraternal insurance

Origin of frat

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for frat

frat

noun

US slang
  1. a member of a fraternity
  2. (as modifier)the frat kid
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Word Origin and History for frat

frat

n.

student slang shortening of fraternity, by 1888.

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