In the social sciences, a clique is a group of people who interact with each other
and share similar interestsInteracting with cliques is part of normative social ...
a small group of people who spend time together and who are not friendly to
other people. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: clique
1705-15; < French, apparently metaphorical use of Middle French clique latch, or
noun derivative of cliquer to make noise, resound, imitative word parallel to ...
A clique is a group of kids who hang out together. It's kind of like a club. The
trouble is, the leaders of a clique won't let everyone join. Find out how to handle ...
Are you on the outside looking in or the inside wanting out? Find out how to deal
with cliques in this article for teens.
Stereotypical meaning: Group of goths, preps, emos, punk, etc. It is sad how there
are so many different "cliques" that hate each other...almostlike gangs...sucks ...
Borrowing from French clique, ultimately of imitative origin. Influenced by "claque"
, though this may have happened in French rather than in English.
and the clique of largest possible size is referred to as a maximum clique.
However, care is needed since maximum cliques are often called simply "cliques
" (e.g. ...
A small exclusive group of friends or associates. intr.v. cliqued, cliqu·ing, cliques
Informal. To form, associate in, or act as a clique.
May 26, 2016 ... This moment illustrates one of the fundamental aspects of the mystique of cliques
: outsiders are preoccupied with how the members of the ...