clique clique  /ˈklik/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

Usage(s):

  • The old teachers had formed a clique and they would not let anyone into their group.

News

  1. ON THE WATER: Dad’s Love For Boats Lives On

    If my Dad was alive, he would be 100 years old on Father’s Day. He taught me my love of boats, the people who sail them and the value of being part of a yachting clique.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gazettes.com

  2. Love And Hip Hop Atlanta – Episode 8 – ‘Catch The MARTA’

    A good trip has never constituted of being smacked in the face with flowers. Never. Shay and Scrappy tend to their unfinished business, which didn't end with the white picket fence Shay envisioned. Kirk has still lost his everlasting mind and Mimi may be done with K.Michelle for good. Just another day in the lives of the Love and Hip Hop Atlanta clique.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Vh1 Blog

  3. Kanye West's New 'I Am a God': 'Difficult' Art Rap for Art's Sake?

    As the release date of Kanye West's next album Yeezus  nears, rap radio has taken to resurrecting recent Kanye West singles. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 's "Monster" seems to be back in quasi-rotation and Cruel Summer cut "Clique," which never quite went away, has also returned with a vengeance...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. "There is ample fact and plenty of evidence proving this incident was organized, premeditated, masterminded and incited by the Dalai clique," Wen told a news conference. "This has all the more revealed the consistent claims by the Dalai...
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Reuters.fr

  2. "Our conflict with the Dalai clique is not an ethnic problem, not a religious problem, nor a human rights problem," Hu said. "It is a problem of either preserving national unity or splitting the motherland."
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Hu Jintao Source: Reuters UK

  3. "I am far more pro-science than the Darwinists," Stein wrote in an e-mail to the newspaper. "I want all scientific inquiry to happen not just what the ruling clique calls science."
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Ben Stein Source: International Herald Tribune

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