[ adjective, noun pree-fab; verb pree-fab ]
/ adjective, noun ˈpriˌfæb; verb priˈfæb /
something that is prefabricated, as a building or fixture: You would never know that such an attractive house is a prefab.
verb (used with object), pre·fabbed, pre·fab·bing.
Origin of prefab
First recorded in 1935–40; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for prefabbed
/ (ˈpriːˌfæb) /
- a building that is prefabricated, esp a small house
- (as modifier)a prefab house
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