in-group definition

  • noun:
    • A group of individuals united by common opinions, attitudes, or interests and characteristically excluding outsiders; a clique.
    • a unique circle of people with a standard purpose, interests, or attitudes, particularly one that produces feelings of camaraderie, exclusivity, neighborhood, and solidarity.
    • a special circle of men and women with a typical function
  • adjective:
    • of, or regarding, or forming an ingroup or clique

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