HyperDic: cliquish

English > 1 sense of the word cliquish:
ADJECTIVEallcliquish, clannish, clubby, snobbish, snobbybefitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
English > cliquish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningbefitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior.
Synonymsclannish, clubby, snobbish, snobby
BroaderprivateConfined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
Spanishesnob, esnobista, snob
Catalansnob
Nounscliquishnesstendency to associate with only a select group
Adverbscliquishlyin a clannish manner

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