verb (used with object), pre·fabbed, pre·fab·bing.
Origin of prefab
Examples from the Web for prefab
He turns a visit to a prefab home emporium into a meditation on wealth as a path to spiritual legitimacy.Charles D’Ambrosio’s X-Ray Vision Is On Full Display In His New Essay Collection.|Steve Almond|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the prefab dorms on the American base in Kandahar, I ran into my neighbor from the bunk next door.
But when I was 13, I was one of those sign wavers on the corner for prefab homes.Hollywood’s Favorite Ex–Porn Star: A Chat With Sasha Grey|Marlow Stern|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jack Holloway landed the manipulator in front of the cluster of prefab huts.Little Fuzzy|Henry Beam Piper
The walls are prefab plastic sheet, the rest is standard fittings slung in and bolted down with the fastenings showing.The Lost Kafoozalum|Pauline Ashwell
The first inarticulate roar was followed by a babel of voices, like a tropical cloudburst on a prefab hut.A Slave is a Slave|Henry Beam Piper
Mryna thought there might be one man living in a kind of prefab somehow suspended above the rain mist.The Guardians|Irving Cox
At once she went on a feminine exploring expedition of the prefab's interior, and its new, gleaming appointments.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
British Dictionary definitions for prefab
- a building that is prefabricated, esp a small house
- (as modifier)a prefab house
Word Origin and History for prefab
1937, short for prefabricated (see prefabricate). As a noun, "prefabricated housing," from 1942.