Also known as a dorm rat. A student that for whatever reason, wants no part of the greek system. They oftentimes sit alone in their dorms on weekends wondering whats going on in the outside world. They have a distinct unfounded hostility toward Greeks, but never hesitate to leach off of them, such as drinking their beer, or attending parties, from which they always end up going home alone. Many of them get all of their information on Greek life from TV and movies, they never bother to do any actual research. According to them, Greeks are "losers who have to pay for their friends." It never occured to them that one of their favorite celebrities is very likely a greek. It never occured to them that a "frat boy" could someday turn out to be, say, some of the greatest athletes/coaches of all time(Michael Jordan, Shaq, Karl Malone, Wilt Chamberlain, Orel Hershiser, Terry Bradshaw, John Elway, Jerry Rice, Emmit Smith, Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Pat Riley, Phil Jackson, Larry Brown, Mike Ditka, Tiger Woods, Jesse Owen, Troy Aikman, Lou Gehrig, just to name a few), some of the most famous actors/entertainers(Elvis Presley, Johnny Carson, David Letterman, James Caan, Burt Reynolds, Bob Hope, Brad Pitt, Matt Groening, Steven Spielberg, Warren Beaty, Tom Selleck, Ron Jeremy, Paul Newman, Merv Griffin, Danny Thomas, James Dean, Harrison Ford, John Wayne, just to name a few), (Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. Jesse Jackon, Nelson Mandela, 85% of US Supreme Court Justices, 76% of the Nations senators, all but two US presidents since 1825), a famous astronaut(everybody on the Apollo 11 crew), a famous business owner(43 of the 50 largest corporations in the nation are headed by "frat boys"), or even their mommy and daddy's boss. According to studies, only about half of GDI's end up graduating college, as opposed to 71% of Greeks.
That kid went GDI after getting blackballed by 2 fraternities.
#greek #fraternity #sorority #college #goddamn independent
by TKE468 January 02, 2006
A superset of the so called "eggs," who don't even bother to join a fraternity of stature and consequence. Eggs suck, gdi's suck more.
My frat shorts are shorter than your frat shorts! gdi's think they have more friends than anyone in a 60 person fraternity. d-e-l-u-s-i-o-n-al
#egg #fraternity #sorority #bones #indie moochers
by The Bush May 05, 2006
1) God Damn Independent
2) Those who decide not to go Greek, and therefore commit social suicide
3) People that fucking suck
Guy A) I met that guy during orientation
Guy B) You still friends with himl?
Guy A) Hell no, he's a fucking GDI. I always knew he was a fucking loser
by Teddy Hertzel March 15, 2005
"God Damn Independent" Someone who is not associated with groups or organizations, most commonly Fraternities or Sorrorities.
These people think that College should be for nothing and throw their life away because when they hit the job market they don't have anyone to pick them up at a high level of employment.
They usually dress like they shop at K-Mart and drive around in cars they can buy with a couple hundred dollars.
They eat at McDonalds and Burger King because they think it's actual food.
They stay up late studying because they don't know anyone who has taken the course and have no access to a Test Bank.
GDIs usually hate the Idea of "paying for friends" when in reality you are mutually investing with other members of the group in a lodge to meet, sick as rages, community service, and mixers with the opposite sex.
GDIs usually have a group of 20 friends maximum who are also GDIs and they all have no ambition and fail as a group.
GDIs are not self respecting, and usually don't try to better themselves at all except for "college".
They think the "college experience" includes studying hard and making passing grades, when the reality is that networking is essential to living a successful life.
Look at that GDI, he is fat, voted for Obama, and thinks he's the shit.

God, what a GDI, he tried asked if I was on scholarship, I told him that I had a trust fund and I was on PERMANENT scholarship.

GDIs, they're good Friday night, is a slow Tuesday Night
#frat #sorrostitute #gdi #fag #fratdaddy #fraternity #greek #sorrority #independent #gdis #homo #gay #liberal #obama
by Frattastic Fratdaddy October 05, 2010
God Damn Independent. Has No affiliation in the Greek world. Many GDI'd are looked down upon. If someone in a Fraternity or Sorority would happen to see a GDI you would most likely feel compelled to Kick there ass.
Hey man lets got beat that kids ass for being a GDI.
by Peanut March 08, 2005
Someone not cool enough to be in a fraternity or sorority and thus has to talk shit about the Greek system. If only you were cooler you weak motherfucker. Fuck you.
Nathaniel rushed SigEp but was not of adequate quality to get in. Poor guy, he will always be a GDI.
by Fratman March 14, 2005
1. God Damn Independent
2. Gay Douche Idiot
1. Damn GDI wont even join a frat!

2. Holy crap! That fag's such a GDI. Why doesnt he SKL all over my TDR?!
by Your Mother March 17, 2005
GDI: An acronym for a non-fraternal individual who dislikes fraternites. A person who maintains an unnecessary and unfair negative opinion about men in a fraternity or similar greek organization. A poor soul forever damnned to the second social teir, that is, one below the social tier of a fraternity member. One who cannot understand the bond between fraternity brothers, and thus passes it off as "gay," insisting that fraternity men "buy their friends." An ignorant, depressed, pathetic individual who spends his Saturday nights drinking warm Giorgi's from a plastic cup in his dorm room, and then goes home to tell his buddies in high school how crazy college life is. A bitter, vengeful loser who lacks any social skills beyond those required to sucker free entry into a fraternity-sponsored event. The wierd red-headed kid who shows up at 2:30am to suck the last life out of your keg without paying, and then bad-mouths you behind your back. The skinhead tat-monkeys who stand outside 7-11 with their cut off combat vests, and bitch to the other townies about how pussy, college-going frat-boys are ruining their summers. The kids who talk a good fight until you point out that the other 30 guys at the bar are your fraternity brothers. A GDI does not get laid, but instead maintains that he is a sexual animal, who "just doesn't like sorority girls..." A GDI is a jealous, cold, closed-minded ultra-liberal with self-superiority convictions and an inability to exist comfortably without bashing people generally better than themselves to boost self esteem. A GDI is most of all a coward, who will smile and pay 5 dollars to drink all night, and then start a fight with someone in your house just for the hell of it. A GDI has friends, but only because he's not the only poor bastard playing connect-four in the common room at 3am on a weekend. A GDI is anyone who feels that a fraternity is gang filled with rapists and is completely devoid of morals. A GDI is a hypocrite, a liar, and a no-talent ass clown without dreams or aspirations beyond fucking another ugly girl this weekend...

God Damn Independents...
My buddy Tommy isn't in a fraternity, but he understands what we're about. Whereas Mark is just a fucking GDI.

That kid just tried to nip our Grey Goose, what a fucking GDI.

GDI's are just a bunch of fucko's.
#frat #fraternity #gdi #fratboy #greek #college #greek life
by Umanoff August 13, 2006
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