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frat

[frat] /fræt/
noun, Informal.
1.
fraternity (def 1).
Origin of frat
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; by shortening
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frat

/fræt/
noun
1.
(US, slang)
  1. a member of a fraternity
  2. (as modifier): the frat kid
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Word Origin and History for frat
n.

student slang shortening of fraternity, by 1888.

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Slang definitions & phrases for frat

frat

noun
  1. A college fraternity (1895+ College students)
  2. (also frat rat) A fraternity member (1895+ College students)
  3. A male student who conforms to middle-class norms of conduct and dress: A ''frat'' is a youth who dresses neatly and conforms to the accepted patterns (1960s+ Teenagers)

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Related Abbreviations for frat

frat

fraternity
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