Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of COTERIE

Pronunciation:  'kowtur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
 

COTERIE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: camp, clique, ingroup, inner circle, pack
 
 See Also: band, Bloomsbury Group, cabal, camarilla, circle, faction, galere, hard core, junta, junto, loop, lot, maffia, mafia, rogue's gallery, sect, set

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co`te*rie"\ (k?`te-r?"; 277), n. [F., prob. from OF.
coterie servile tenure, fr. colier cotter; of German origin.
See 1st {Cot}.]
A set or circle of persons who meet familiarly, as for
social, literary, or other purposes; a clique. ``The queen of
your coterie.'' --Thackeray.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: age group, band, battalion, bevy, body, brigade, bunch, cabal, cadre, camarilla, cast, cell, charmed circle, circle, clan, clique, closed circle, cohort, company, complement, contingent, corps, covey, crew, crowd, detachment, detail, division, elite, elite group, faction, fleet, gang, group, grouping, groupment, ingroup, in-group, inner circle, junta, junto, mob, movement, outfit, out-group, pack, party, peer group, phalanx, platoon, posse, regiment, ring, salon, set, squad, stable, string, team, tribe, troop, troupe, we-group, wing
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY