clique /ˈklik, ˈklɪk/
Clique n. A narrow circle of persons associated by common interests or for the accomplishment of a common purpose; -- generally used in a bad sense.
Clique, v. i. To To associate together in a clannish way; to act with others secretly to gain a desired end; to plot; -- used with together.
n : an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose [syn: coterie,
ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp]