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  • cliquy — See cliquey. * * * …   Universalium

  • cliquy — adj. exclusive, closed, unwelcoming to newcomers (of a group of people, also spelled cliquey) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cliquy — adjective see cliquey …   Useful english dictionary

  • clique — cliqueless, adj. cliquey, cliquy, adj. cliquism, n. /kleek, klik/, n., v., cliqued, cliquing. n. 1. a small, exclusive group of people; coterie; set. v.i. 2. Informal. to form, or associate in, a clique. [1705 15; < F, appar. metaphorical use of… …   Universalium

  • cliquey — /ˈkliki/ (say kleekee), /ˈklɪki/ (say klikee) adjective Colloquial cliquish. Also, cliquy …   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

  • cli|quey — «KLEE kee, KLIHK ee», adjective. = cliquish. (Cf. ↑cliquish) Also, cliquy …   Useful english dictionary

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