Origin of clique
OTHER WORDS FROM cliquecliqueless, adjectivecliquey, cliquy, adjectivecliquism, nounsubclique, noun
Words nearby clique
How to use clique in a sentence
If tech giant CEOs were a high school clique, Mukesh Ambani would be its newest member, and everyone’s invited to a party at his house.Reliance Jio is India’s answer to Amazon, AT&T, and Huawei—all rolled into one|Niharika Sharma|August 28, 2020|Quartz
The question of whether it’s possible to find a clique of size 128 is a similar kind of problem.
The fact that there’s no clique of four dice means Keller’s conjecture is true in dimension two.
As a general rule, to prove Keller’s conjecture in dimension n, you use dice with n dots and try to find a clique of size 2n.
Find that clique, and you’ve proved Keller’s conjecture false in dimension seven.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
How ironic that the Hermit Kingdom is taking the blame for our first real look inside a clique that not even Vice dares penetrate.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The center-right hedge fund clique known as Third Way, and associated Blue Dogs and hangers on.One of the Midterms’ Little-Noticed Big Losers: The NRA|Cliff Schecter|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not only is post-Yanukovych Ukraine dominated by a fascist clique, it is controlled by unnatural women.Want a Good Look at Putin’s Pervy Propaganda? See ‘The Furies of Maidan’|Cathy Young|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A clique of GOP lawmakers say the debt ceiling crisis is a hoax.
Occasionally a clique seeks to get control of a corporation by the issue of new stock and taking it among themselves.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Such a clique of professional friends would sink a stronger man than Trevithick.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
And at any rate it is another chance for this distracted archipelago of children, sat upon by a clique of fools.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
They must be national; words that are the property of the mass of the people, not of a clique or a district.
Like words that are used by a small region are words which are understood by a clique of persons.