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Definition of "cliquish" [cli•quish]

  • Of or pertaining to a clique (adjective)
  • Tending to associate with a small and exclusive group (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cliquish" in a sentence
  • "The 'cliquish', 'clanish', and 'spooky' on-the-job behavior that some have used to characterize LAPD is manifesting itself more and more in the City's fire department."
  • "New debuts are George Friedman he's the founder and CEO of the firm Stratfor, which complies and publishes geopolitical data and his new book that looks ahead -- politically, socially, economically -- at the next ten years ... and McGregor's take on the very, well, cliquish Communist politicos in China and their grip on power."
  • "Where do end-timers get the idea that Christ would buy into a cliquish mentality anyway?"