Definition of Cliquing
1. clique [v] - See also: clique
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cliquing
Literary usage of Cliquing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Political Science Review (1921)
"They are mutual friends when it pays to be friends, meeting with the 'glad' hand and a dagger up the sleeve, intriguing with one another, cliquing together ..."
2. Narrative of a Voyage Round the World: Performed in Her Majesty's Ship by Sir Edward Belcher, Richard Brinsley Hinds (1872)
"... they receive from their own officials and their prying curiosity; aided by the cliquing which as a nation binds them together against other nations. ..."
3. The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal of Education by Ohio State Teachers Association (1886)
"There is an entire absence of all cliquing and wire-pulling, for there is no organization to " run," and each one present feels at home and is ready to ..."
4. Beta Letters, Being the Correspondence Passing Between Chapters Or Members by William Raimond Baird (1918)
"Don't get a name for cliquing for it may injure your holy cause. Bringing secret society affairs into literary societies is very unpopular at Oxford. ..."
5. The Argo by Williams College (1883)
"... is highly interesting, and, no doubt, agrees in the rough with many a man's pleasant exhibitions of cliquing, wire-pulling, and ¡ college experience. ..."