prefab


1pre·fab

adjective \(ˌ)prē-ˈfab, ˈprē-ˌ\

Definition of PREFAB

:  produced by prefabrication :  prefabricated <a prefab house>

First Known Use of PREFAB

1937

2prefab

noun

: a prefabricated building (such as a house)

Full Definition of PREFAB

:  a prefabricated structure

Examples of PREFAB

  1. The company sells hundreds of prefabs every year.

First Known Use of PREFAB

1942

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