Origin of frat
Examples from the Web for frat
Like a point in life where the frat house is too far in the rearview mirror for the behavior to be acceptable?
I went to school at NYU and never actually went to a frat party.
We had a whole thing where [Mintz-Plasse] is in the first frat meeting and they ask him, “Do you know what time it is?”
In fact, it looked like a combination of research lab, frat house and auto repair shop.Space on Earth: The Secrets of Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’|Clive Irving|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 43rd president has said one of his favorite songs is the frat party anthem, “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison.
Petey was a Senior and his deep studies in rhetoric during his four years in the frat had given him a great power of expression.
I asked him straight out if it was to curry favor with the frat.Ann Arbor Tales|Karl Edwin Harriman
"It has nothing to do with the secret proceedings of your 'frat'," said Dora, primly.Ramsey Milholland|Booth Tarkington
Ruth sat near him in the stern, while the three young fellows lounged amidships, deep in a wordy wrangle over “frat” affairs.Martin Eden|Jack London
We had to tell all the fellows in the frat house and every one of the conspirators let in a friend or two.
British Dictionary definitions for frat
- a member of a fraternity
- (as modifier)the frat kid
Word Origin and History for frat
student slang shortening of fraternity, by 1888.