Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Ku Klux Klan.

Etymologies

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Blend of Klan and clannish

Examples

  • He's right, of course. the facts that there are a bunch of loony white folks still claiming he is not a citizen all boils down to them not thinking a black man, far more intelligent than they, should be the President of a very diversified US, which also bugs the Klannish crew.

    Obama: Police 'acted stupidly' in arresting Harvard scholar

  • Klannish hate groups and prison companies worked together to pass an atrocious, twisted and unconstitutional law.

    David A. Love: Hate Groups and Prison Profiteers Wrote Arizona's Juan Crow Law

  • BROWN: We've been in the trenches of racism here in Louisiana and some of these rural areas like Jena where there's a Klannish environment and a new Jim Crowe that is victimizing, particularly young, poor, Black youth.

    CNN Transcript Sep 22, 2007

  • On my way to report on Palin’s last week of rallies I had been prepared to see Klannish, hate-spewing anti-Obama gatherings like the ones making the rounds on YouTube.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

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