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clique +‎ -y


cliquey (comparative cliquier, superlative cliquiest)

  1. Having the characteristics of a clique
    • 1998 Will & Grace
      Jack McFarland: Um, look, Leo, I know you're new here, and, um, we don't want you to think we're really cliquey and don't let anyone in our little group, but, um, well, we're really cliquey and we don't want anyone in our little group.
      Karen Walker: So, if you want to break into the fag four, this symbol of gay oppression has got to go.
    • 2003 Amanda E. Lewis - Race in the Schoolyard
      Do not form clubs on the playground that don't include everyone - they're cliquey and mean.
    • 2008 King Boreas - St. Paul Winter Carnival
      Cliquey is cooler. If you don't like it blame Kitch.

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