from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A group of people united by common beliefs, attitudes, or interests and usually excluding outsiders; a clique.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose, interests, or attitudes, especially one that produces feelings of camaraderie, exclusivity, community, and solidarity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of, or relating to, or forming an ingroup or clique

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose


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