1. [syn: clannish, cliquish, clubby, snobbish, snobby]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
cliquish \cli"quish\ (kl[=e]"k[i^]sh), a.
Of or pertaining to a clique; disposed to from cliques;
exclusive in spirit. -- Cli"*quish*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: befitting or characteristic of those who incline to
social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of
people considered inferior [syn: clannish, cliquish,
clubby, snobbish, snobby]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
23 Moby Thesaurus words for "cliquish":
arrogant, clannish, cliquey, contemptuous, contumelious,
disdainful, elect, ethnocentric, exclusive, haughty, scornful,
select, selective, sneering, sniffy, snobbish, snobby, snooty,
snotty, supercilious, toploftical, toplofty, withering