Simple Definition of fraternity
: an organization of male students at a U.S. college
: a group of people who have the same job, interests, etc.
: the feeling of friendship that exists between people in a group
Full Definition of fraternity
1 : a group of people associated or formally organized for a common purpose, interest, or pleasure: as a : a fraternal order b : guild 1 c : a men's student organization formed chiefly for social purposes having secret rites and a name consisting of Greek letters d : a student organization for scholastic, professional, or extracurricular activities <a debating fraternity>
2 : the quality or state of being brothers : brotherliness
3 : persons of the same class, profession, character, or tastes <the racetrack fraternity>
Examples of fraternity
an atmosphere of fraternity and cooperation
<a firm believer in community service and a dedicated member of the local fraternity of Good Samaritans>
First Known Use of fraternity
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