Meaning of clannish


Pronunciation: (klan'ish), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a clan.
  2. inclined to associate exclusively with the members of one's own group; cliquish: the clannish behavior of the original members of the country club.
  3. imbued with or influenced by the sentiments, prejudices, or the like, of a clan.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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