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in–group

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noun \ˈin-ˌgrüp\

Simple Definition of in–group

  • : a small group of people who share a particular interest or activity and who do not allow other people to join their group

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of in–group

  1. 1 :  a group with which one feels a sense of solidarity or community of interests — compare out-group

  2. 2 :  clique

1907

First Known Use of in–group

1907


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