v. The act of casually, violently, or discreetly tossing , hurling, or dropping a half-full can of beer into the bushes, high-grass, sand, or parking lot, announcing too loudly, "Guy, gimme another bee-ah! I'm so wasted, guy!"
The act of fratesing is an attempt to hide the fact that the whole beer is not empty (a party foul), and the loud proclamation is camoflage for the loud "doink" of the half-full aluminum can of (usually) cheap beer.
v. Scott, not wishing his buddies to know that he did NOT enjoy the last few swallows of his beer, or to look like a "Sally", fratesed his beer over his shoulder into the bushes. He followed this up with a hearty "Guy, that was my 23rd beer!" All the girls thought he was so cool!
b. It is the Pre-Dating phase, when one is unsure what to call their relationship
c. Getting to know each other before Dating
It derives its name from FRiend + dATE = FRATE
2. I am sorry I can't go out with you because Maggie and I are frating.
3. I am going on a frate night with Anna this friday night at the Lakeshore.
4. Sam and Delia frated for few weeks but they realized it was not going to work out between them because he realized she was very manipulative.