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1. clique

noun. ['ˈkliːk'] an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.

Synonyms

  • maffia
  • camp
  • bohemia
  • rogue's gallery
  • junta
  • band
  • set
  • coterie
  • Bloomsbury Group
  • mafia
  • kitchen cabinet
  • inner circle
  • faction
  • pack
  • sect
  • cabal
  • circle
  • camarilla
  • brain trust
  • military junta
  • galere
  • lot
  • junto
  • loop
  • ingroup

Antonyms

  • untie
  • detach
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • clique (French)
  • cliquer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Clique

  • mozambique
  • martinique
  • electrique
  • veronique
  • nongreek
  • dominique
  • vanbeek
  • technique
  • respeak
  • mystique
  • misspeak
  • mcpeek
  • mcpeake
  • mcpeak
  • manrique
  • critique
  • bespeak
  • belgique
  • ashcreek
  • unique
  • tariq
  • streak
  • squeak
  • physique
  • oblique
  • monique
  • mediq
  • leveque
  • kmiec
  • henriquez

How do you pronounce clique?

Pronounce clique as klik.

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Sentences with clique


1. Noun, singular or mass
Establishing friendships isn't the same thing as fitting in with a school clique.

Quotes about clique


1. I was the guy who was friends with everybody. Yes, I had my core group of friends, but I wasn't part of a clique that excluded people. I hope they thought I was a nice guy. I tried to be just friendly and outgoing. I was class president. I'm supposed to run my class reunion in 2013.
- Austin Stowell

2. I don't know if I've ever been in a clique. The older I've gotten, the more I've realized what a true friend really is. So my friendship circle has changed a bit.
- Aimee Teegarden

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