Adjective "Clan" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Clan


    Definition:

    1. a group of families or households, as among the Scottish Highlanders, the heads of which claim descent from a common ancestor: the Mackenzie clan.

    2. a group of people of common descent; family: Our whole clan got together for Thanksgiving.

    3. a group of people, as a clique, set, society, or party, especially as united by some common trait, characteristic, or interest: a clan of actors and directors.

    4. Anthropology. the principal social unit of tribal organization, in which

    Examples:

    "rivalries can be clan."

    "oppositions can be clan."

    "militias can be clan."

    "groups can be clan."

    "divisions can be clan."

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