Klan

play
noun \ˈklan\

Definition of Klan

  1. :  an organization of Ku Kluxers; also :  a subordinate unit of such an organization

Klanism

play \ˈkla-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Klansman

play \ˈklanz-mən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of klan

(Ku Klux) Klan


First Known Use: 1867



Learn More about klan


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Klan? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to glide in or as if in an airplane

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!