noun \sə-ˈrr-ə-tē, -ˈrär-\

: an organization of female students at a U.S. college

plural so·ror·i·ties

Full Definition of SORORITY

:  a club of women; specifically :  a women's student organization formed chiefly for social purposes and having a name consisting of Greek letters

Examples of SORORITY

  1. She wanted to pledge a sorority.

Origin of SORORITY

Medieval Latin sororitas sisterhood, from Latin soror sister
First Known Use: 1900

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

Rhymes with SORORITY


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