Meaning of frat boy in English:

frat boy


informal North American
  • A young man who behaves in a boisterous or foolish manner considered typical of members of some college fraternities.

    • ‘Upon arriving at Padre we were overcome by frat boys.’
    • ‘She didn't fall for the frat boy on purpose.’
    • ‘I drank a frat boy under the table in a shot contest.’
    • ‘Then the frat boy in the passenger seat speaks.’
    • ‘He taught a drunken frat boy how to hit on women the English way.’
    • ‘In other words, he's a like a frat boy who never went to college.’
    • ‘Not everyone is ready to announce to a houseful of frat boys that they're gay.’
    • ‘He would scribble away the correct answers to question after question, then leer across the room at the frat boys.’
    • ‘Naughton looks and sounds like a modern-day frat boy in period drag.’
    • ‘They seemed as reckless as a speeding frat boy on the Florida Turnpike.’
    • ‘Megan and a few of the local frat boys also hide out in the Fairchild building, planning to frighten the pants off the freshmen.’
    • ‘Those protesters last night just seemed like a bunch of drunk and disgruntled frat boys.’
    • ‘Researchers found that the image of a typical college student as a drunken frat boy is largely a myth.’
    • ‘It's simple and effective and even the most obtuse frat boy couldn't fail to get the message.’
    • ‘When the police questioned the frat boys, they found a videotape that showed many of the evening's events.’
    • ‘Over cocktails, we survey a scene of frat boys mixing easily with fashionistas and the occasional suit.’
    • ‘You don't want to come off looking like a frat boy who indulges in booze and sports all day.’
    • ‘Beer may be fit for frat boys, and wine good for dinner parties, but I'm a sophisticated drunk.’
    • ‘So the cops showed up, and the frat boys started telling them about this psycho with the knife.’