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 in a Sentence
She wanted to pledge a sorority.
Recent Examples of sorority from the Web
Socialism isn’t just about equality for its own sake, but also the lived experience of fraternity and sorority, of politics as the work of brothers and sisters joined together to make a better world.
Harvard views the freedom to associate with final clubs, fraternities, and sororities as a direct affront to inclusion and diversity.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- A Harvard University faculty committee is proposing a ban on all student fraternities, sororities and single-gender clubs.
The hanging fruits had been emblazoned with the letters of the Black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc.
After a few nights at Blackberry, bring your bags over to the The Oliver, a sweet boutique hotel that feels cheery and Southern in a minimalist way, not in a your-sister’s-sorority-house way.
Crum also gave her time to community organizations, including Leadership Broward, Youth Leadership Broward and her sorority, Alpha Delta Gamma.
The bananas were marked with the letters of a sorority with predominantly African American membership.
Fudge is a former national president of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
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Origin and Etymology of sorority
Medieval Latin sororitas sisterhood, from Latin soror sister
First Known Use: 1900See Words from the same year
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Definition of sorority for English Language Learners
: an organization of female students at a U.S. college
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Definition of sorority for Students
: a club of girls or women especially at a college
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