cliquishly
adverb see clique

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cliquishly — See cliquey. * * * …   Universalium

  • cliquishly — adverb /ˈkliːk.ɪʃ.li/ In a cliquish manner …   Wiktionary

  • cliquishly — adv. in a cliquish manner, exclusively, snobbishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • cliquish — cliquishly, adv. cliquishness, n. /klee kish, klik ish/, adj. 1. associating exclusively with the members of one s own clique; clannish. 2. tending to divide into cliques: a cliquish neighborhood. 3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • clique — noun Etymology: French Date: 1711 a narrow exclusive circle or group of persons; especially one held together by common interests, views, or purposes • cliquey adjective • cliquish adjective • cliquishly adverb • cliquishness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • cliquish — /ˈklikɪʃ/ (say kleekish) adjective of, relating to, or savouring of a clique: a cliquish fashion. –cliquishly, adverb –cliquishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • clique — [klik, klēk] n. [Fr < OFr cliquer, to make a noise: of echoic orig.] a small, exclusive circle of people; snobbish or narrow coterie SYN. COTERIE cliquish [klēk′ish, klik′ish] adj. cliquey cliquy [klēk′ē, klik′ē] cliquishly adv. cliquishness n …   English World dictionary

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