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Definition 1: characteristic of a clan especially in being unified - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where clannish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • clannish loyalty

(clannish is similar to ...) united or combined

"a joint session of Congress" "joint owners"

Definition 2: befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for clannish in the sense of this definition

(clannish is similar to ...) confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy

"a private place" "private discussions" "private lessons" "a private club" "a private secretary" "private property" "the former President is now a private citizen" "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"

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