Definitions for cliqueklik, klɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cliqueklik, klɪk(n.; v.)cliqued, cli•quing.

  1. (n.)a small, exclusive group of people; coterie; set.

  2. (v.i.)to form or associate in a clique.

Origin of clique:

1705–15; < F, appar. metaphorical use of MF clique latch, or n. der. of cliquer to make noise


Princeton's WordNet

  1. clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp(noun)

    an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose


  1. clique(Noun)

    A small, exclusive group of individuals; cabal

    This school used to be really friendly, but now everyone keeps to their own cliques.

  2. clique(Noun)

    A subgraph isomorphic to a complete graph.

    The problem of finding the largest clique in an arbitrary graph is NP-complete.

  3. clique(Noun)

    A group of related web sites that link to each other, like a webring but with exclusive membership determined by the clique owner.

  4. Origin: From clique

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clique(verb)

    a narrow circle of persons associated by common interests or for the accomplishment of a common purpose; -- generally used in a bad sense

  2. Clique(verb)

    to To associate together in a clannish way; to act with others secretly to gain a desired end; to plot; -- used with together

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. clique

    Friendship gone to seed.

Translations for clique

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a group of people who are friendly with each other but exclude others

the golf-club clique.

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