fraternization love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of fraternizing, or of associating and holding fellowship as brethren. Also spelled fraternisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of fraternizing or uniting as brothers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of fraternizing or uniting as brothers.
  • noun Having a friendly relationship with the enemy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun associating with others in a brotherly or friendly way; especially with an enemy


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • On the other hand, a preliminary study asserted that sending soldiers 'dependents to Germany was a "necessity if non-fraternization is to be made workable."

    Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II

  • We will be doing some work with partners, but the specific design that we were talking about earlier around fraternization, which is a way to get the right length on the right number base pairs of DNA prior to going into the next-gen sequencer that specific product line, it does appeared as it's better suited for us to make our own direct investment and approach that market directly as opposed to through a single partner just because I think we limit ourselves fairly significantly as you watch the emergence of this market. Home Page

  • Shaughnessy attributes this non-violence and "fraternization" to the rise of unions that encourage players to think of themselves as part of a larger endeavor.

    Beau Dure: Don't Hate LeBron Because He Doesn't Hate His Opponents

  • The ban covered all friendly mingling with former enemy nationals, but the term "fraternization" quickly became synonymous with illicit and adulterous sex.

    Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II

  • Also labeled in the military at times as "fraternization" and even "adultery."

    War Stories

  • Additionally, the Air Force, by virtue of its recent origins and philosophy, has had major problems with fraternization which is a major precursor to sexual harrassment claims and undisciplined units.

    Gay Scoutmasters Ban Backfires on Military

  • But as the friendships deepened into romance, U.S. officers decided the relationships posed a security problem and prohibited the men from "fraternization" during "combat."


  • Q Well, is there a sense that this kind of fraternization, even if its strictly purely social politeness, shouldn't have taken place given the relationship of the United States?

    Press Briefing By Dee Dee Myers

  • Time Patrol rules specifically forbid any kind of fraternization between Couriers (or other time-travelers) and people who live up the line.

    Up The Line

  • This entailed a great deal of inter-ship cbatter-much more, in fact, than was strictly necessary: everyone involved realized that this kind of fraternization was not going to be possible for more than a few years, even with the Ertak communicator.

    And all the Stars a Stage


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.