Simple Definition of fraternize
: to be friendly with someone : to spend time with someone in a friendly way especially when it is considered wrong or improper to do so
Full Definition of fraternize
1 : to associate or mingle as brothers or on fraternal terms
2 a : to associate on close terms with members of a hostile group especially when contrary to military orders b : to be friendly or amiable
Examples of fraternize
It is usually unwise to fraternize with your employees.
<don't fraternize just with people of the same race, religion, or social background>
First Known Use of fraternize
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