fraternity fraternity  /frə ˈtɜr nə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a social club for male undergraduates
  2. (n) people engaged in a particular occupation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At Ole Miss, the Senator helped lead a fight to keep blacks out of his national fraternity.
  2. Next-door neighbors of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at the University of Miami were dumbfounded recently at the sight of the fraternity's flagpole.
  3. As campuses fight boorish behavior, the nation's largest fraternity seeks a manners makeover.

News

  1. Dartmouth fraternity pleads guilty, fined for alcohol violations

    A Dartmouth College fraternity has completed an agreement before a Grafton County Superior Court judge that includes its guilty plea to serving alcohol to an underage person last year and a $15,000 fine with portions suspended.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  2. Fraternity cycling across the county for people with disabilities stops in Butte

    A fraternity cycling across the county for people with disabilities stopped in Butte Tuesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KXLF Butte

  3. SAE fraternity banned from ASU

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has been banned from Arizona State University for misconduct. The fraternity has been involved in several high profile incidents this year. One member, 19-year-old Jack Culolias , was found dead in the Salt River last year after drinking with fraternity members at Cadillac Ranch. In May, police said Aidan Mohr , another member of the fraternity ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KTVK 3TV Phoenix

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Quotes

  1. Biden spoke during a pause in the reading of the names, telling the several hundred victims' relatives gathered that "there's a special fraternity for those of us who've lost spouses and children."
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: Joe Biden Source: CBS News

  2. "Like Carlos (Pena) said, we're kind of a fraternity. And we stick together at all times no matter what happens," Upton said. "As long as we keep that attitude and continue playing as a team, and doing the little things to win, I don't think...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: BJ Upton Source: ABC News

  3. "I'm not lobbying for the Raider job. I have never in my life rooted for a coach to be let go so there's an opening. I never have. I'm in the same fraternity," Fassel, who is the head coach of the Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL, said.
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: Jim Fassel Source: ESPN

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