Clannishly
Clannish Clan"nish, a. Of or pertaining to a clan; closely united, like a clan; disposed to associate only with one's clan or clique; actuated by the traditions, prejudices, habits, etc., of a clan. -- {Clan"nish*ly}, adv. -- {clan"nish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • clannishly — clannish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ tending to exclude others outside the group. DERIVATIVES clannishly adverb clannishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • clannishly — adverb in a clannish manner these four friends always act clannishly, and don t let us participate in their activities • Syn: ↑cliquishly • Derived from adjective: ↑cliquish (for: ↑cliquishly), ↑clannish * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • clannishly — adverb see clannish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clannishly — See clannish. * * * …   Universalium

  • clannishly — adverb In a clannish manner …   Wiktionary

  • clannishly — adv. in a clannish manner (pertaining to a group related by common interests or characteristics); cliquishly, exclusively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clannish — clannishly, adv. clannishness, n. /klan ish/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a clan. 2. inclined to associate exclusively with the members of one s own group; cliquish: the clannish behavior of the original members of the country …   Universalium

  • cliquishly — adverb in a clannish manner these four friends always act clannishly, and don t let us participate in their activities • Syn: ↑clannishly • Derived from adjective: ↑cliquish, ↑clannish (for: ↑clannishly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • clannish — adjective Date: 1776 1. of or relating to a clan < clannish traditions > 2. tending to associate only with a select group of similar background or status < a clannish community > • clannishly adverb • clannishness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clannishness — See clannishly. * * * …   Universalium

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