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Meaning of CLANNISH

Pronunciation:  'klanish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  befitting or characteristic of those who inclined to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
  2. [adj]  characteristic of a clan especially in being unified; "clannish loyalty"
 

CLANNISH is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cliquish, clubby, joint, private, snobbish, snobby
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arrogant, cliquey, cliquish, contemptuous, contumelious, disdainful, elect, ethnic, ethnocentric, exclusive, family, genetic, gentile, gentilic, haughty, lineal, national, phyletic, phylogenetic, racial, scornful, select, selective, sneering, sniffy, snobbish, snobby, snooty, snotty, supercilious, toploftical, toplofty, totemic, tribal, withering
 

 

 

 

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