Dictionary.com

sorority

[ suh-rawr-i-tee, -ror- ]
/ səˈrɔr ɪ ti, -ˈrɒr- /
Save This Word!

noun, plural so·ror·i·ties.
a society or club of women or girls, especially in a college.
QUIZ
CUDDLE UP! A COZY QUIZ ON FALL WORDS HAS ARRIVED
If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of sorority

1525–35; <Medieval Latin sorōritās, equivalent to Latin sorōr- (stem of soror) sister + -itās-ity
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use sorority in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sorority

sorority
/ (səˈrɒrɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
mainly US a social club or society for university women

Word Origin for sorority

C16: from Medieval Latin sorōritās, from Latin soror sister
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK