Antonyms
Etymology

1. clannish

adjective. ['ˈklænɪʃ'] characteristic of a clan especially in being unified.

Antonyms

  • unshared

Etymology

  • -ish (English)
  • -ish (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clan (English)
  • clann (Scottish Gaelic)

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Words that Rhyme with Clannish

  • pollyannish
  • stanish
  • spanish
  • yanish
  • vanish
  • manish
  • janish
  • janisch
  • hanish
  • hanisch
  • banish

Example sentences of the word clannish


1. Adjective
They arrived in family groups that stayed together for generations and were clannish and resistant to outsiders.

2. clannish

adjective. ['ˈklænɪʃ'] befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior.

Synonyms

  • snobbish
  • clubby
  • cliquish
  • private

Antonyms

  • unsociable
  • impersonal
  • exoteric
  • outward

Etymology

  • -ish (English)
  • -ish (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clan (English)
  • clann (Scottish Gaelic)
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