I can’t believe this coterie of cunts at the Academy snubbed Inglourious Basterds for best picture.


  1. A set or circle of persons who meet familiarly, as for social, literary, or other purposes; a clique.
  2. A communal burrow of prairie dogs.


  • /ˈkoʊtəɹi/
  • /ˌkoʊtəˈɹi/
  • /ˈkoʊɾəɹi/
  • /ˌkoʊɾəˈɹi/
  • /ˈkəʊtəɹi/


Borrowed from French.

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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Coterie.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/coterie. Accessed 23 July 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “coterie”, accessed July 23, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/coterie.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Coterie. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/coterie

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