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clannish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clannish  \Clan"nish\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  clan;  closely  united,  like  a  clan; 
  disposed  to  associate  only  with  one's  clan  or  clique; 
  actuated  by  the  traditions,  prejudices,  habits,  etc.,  of  a 
  clan.  --  {Clan"nish*ly},  adv  --  {Clan"nish*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clannish 
  adj  1:  characteristic  of  a  clan  especially  in  being  unified; 
  "clannish  loyalty" 
  2:  befitting  or  characteristic  of  those  who  inclined  to  social 
  exclusiveness  and  who  rebuff  the  advances  of  people 
  considered  inferior  [syn:  {cliquish},  {clubby},  {snobbish}, 
  {snobby}] 




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