/ (ˈkliːkɪ, ˈklɪkɪ) /

adjective-ier or -iest
  1. exclusive, confined to a small group; forming cliques

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How to use cliquey in a sentence

  • Godalming folks will tell you that Guildford is “cliquey,” by which term I understand exclusiveness to be meant.

  • I enjoyed the same sort of cliquey reputation and public failure attending a certain novel entitled Marius the Epicurean.

    The Sorrows of Satan | Marie Corelli
  • People here are cliquey, and Carlotta and Peggy are the only girls in the crowd that I've ever known before.

    Brenda's Ward | Helen Leah Reed
  • Riper years do not always correct this fault, and he is considered—too often, rightly—cliquey and stuck-up.

  • On the other hand, what danger there is in an academy becoming cliquey, nay even corrupt.

    Interludes | Horace Smith