Coterie (noun)

  1. A small, exclusive group of people with a common interest or purpose.
  2. A clique or inner circle of friends or associates.


From the french word "coterie" meaning "a group of people with a common interest".


  1. The artist was part of a coterie of like-minded individuals who met regularly to discuss and critique each other's work.
  2. The businessman was able to succeed because he had the support of a powerful coterie.
  3. The politician was known for surrounding himself with a coterie of loyal advisors.
  4. The author was part of a literary coterie that included some of the most famous writers of his time.
  5. The new student felt left out because she couldn't find a coterie of friends with similar interests.
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