Day-20 (Coterie)

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Word:
Coterie

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
A small group of people who are interested in the same thing and who usually do not not allow people to join the group

Sentences:
1) She joined her coterie of fellow musicians.
2) His films are admired by a small coterie of critics.

Origin:
From Old French cotier which means 'cotter'.

First use:
1738

Synonyms:
body, bunch, clan, circle, clique, community, gang, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch/klatsch, lot, network, pack, ring, set

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