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GDI

Essentially indicates that there is nothing for which Greek people cannot come up with a particular label.

Fabulous at being apparently unable to handle ambiguity or individuality of any variety, the term GDI is a universal label applied to all college students who choose not to participate in the Greek system.

Whether the apparent obsession with labeling everything belies rampant intellectual laziness (given that it's easier to casually label things with a broad brush than to learn about them as individuals), extreme insecurity expressed in a fear of what is "different" from a certain perspective, or both is an open question.

Either way, the same mentality extends beyond the categorization of the college social structure to brand names (are you a Chanel girl? an Abercrombie man? an Alpha-Delta-Zeta or a Kappa-Gamma-Blamma?), and beyond that to even more insidious forms of labeling, such as racism.

However, it all likely comes down to extreme insecurity being expressed in one particular way; label everything, achieve nothing, derive self-esteem instead from trying to look down upon anyone whom you define as an A instead of an B.
What's your label?

Huh?

I mean, what Sorority are you in?

None, I'm a human, an individual one even

No you're a GDI
by Alpha-Delta-Delta November 21, 2009
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by createdtheslang May 15, 2009
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God Damn Independent
Someone who leaches off the frat system, comes to parties, drinks fraternity beer, and goes home alone. They like to think that fraternity men "pay" for friends, but they can't possibly know, they weren't good enough to get in a fraternity to begin with.
Someone kick the GDI out of here, he's drinking all the beer and scaring the women.
by WFUBaller September 19, 2005
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God Damn It. A publicly acceptable way of saying God Damn It without offending anyone. If necessary, you can lie and say the G is for Gosh.
i have to work at 7 in the morning ... GDI
*burnt something you're cooking.. awww GDI!
by purplecheese April 07, 2011
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Someone who's highlight of life thus far was the dvd release of finding nemo. Seen rarely in its natural habitat as few dare to venture into its sausage-fest dorm hole. Never known to slay box, or consume frat-water. Spends weekends playing halo and consuming mass quantities of hot-pockets and mountain dew. Known to study and NEVER party.
Be extremly cautious around this species as inherently fratty gentleman have been known to cause head-explosions.
Common test prep of a GDI:
Frat - Locate test bank
GDI - Locate all optional and supplemental readings

Frat - Invite sorostitute to frat castle for intense study session of French wine & human anatomy
GDI - Skip playing Halo 3 and begin memorizing all the chapters of the textbook

Frat - Have pledges recite old exams from the test bank while you spit skoal at them & watch Wednesday Night Baseball. Then, hit the bars.
GDI - Have Halo 3 GDI buddies review your flash cards with you. Then, hit the bottom bunk of your dorm room

Frat - Thanks to the test bank & the hot sorostitute to your right, finish the exam in under 30 minutes. Shoot a mini while walking out of the classroom.
GDI - Have nervous breakdown after none of optional material is tested, and fail to complete exam. Soil cargo shorts while walking out of the classroom.

Frat - Purposely kill brain cells
GDI - Locate all optional and supplemental readings for next exam

Frat - A . . . job is lined up for you after graduation.
GDI - C . . . what life is like bagging my groceries.
by FrattingHard April 23, 2009
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"Greek Deprived Individual". One who has decided that he would rather play video games in his dorm room than to join a fraternity of men. Despite his ignorance of what goes on in a fraternity he still chooses to stereotype and label anyone who has made the honorable choice to join the ranks of a Greek organization. Usually justifies his choice by slandering fraternities claiming they groups of superficial, dumb, alcoholics because he either knows he is too socially awkward to join a fraternity or he did not receive a bid to a fraternity. Fortunately a GDI usually remains unsuccessful in life and his ignorance has no influence on upper society. Can usually be characterized by cargo shorts, lack of friends, and lack of money currently and into his adulthood.
Contrary to popular belief, GDI's usually have lower grade point averages than their Greek counterparts and usually go on to be much less successful.
by Frat hard frat often December 11, 2010
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Someone who doesn't join a fraternity for some reason. Maybe they're a douchebag who shouldn't join in the first place, or maybe they're balled for some reason. Regardless, they are not fraternity material.
"I don't wanna join a frat because they are gay," said one GDI. "Well, I guess you wouldn't fit in to my fraternity anyway. We don't refer to our brotherhood as a frat. Would you refer to your country as a cunt? If you would, get the fuck out of my house. If I see you again, I'll haze your ass so quick I won't even be able to 'ball your ass."
by SNFratDaddy September 22, 2007
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