Definition of 'coterie'
Example sentences containing 'coterie'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
He had a small coterie of friends who ringfenced entry to his world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He treats the establishment as a disreputable mafia rather than an exclusive coterie. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can join the painting coterie down there. The Glasgow Girls (1994)Around the room sat a large coterie of advisers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I have a small coterie of favourite places, which is quite enough for me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is surrounded by a coterie of advisers, some of whom are merely incompetent, others downright sinister. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'coterie'
Used Occasionally. coterie is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of coterie from the Collins English Dictionary
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.