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clannish

adjective

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bound together by feelings of very close association
  • a clannish family that can be rather cool to outsiders

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The first known use of clannish was in 1776

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“Clannish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clannish. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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