CLAN

What Does CLAN Mean?

CLAN means A Group of Gamers in an online gaming context.

A CLAN is a "Group Of Gamers" who form a team to compete against others in multiplayer games. Most CLANs are focused on a specific game, but some play together in various games. CLANs may be formal features of a game, but many come together through play.

In MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games) CLANS are known as GUILDS.

Summary of Key Points

"A Group of Gamers" is the most common definition for CLAN on online gaming forums.

CLAN
Definition:A Group of Gamers
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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Examples of CLAN in Sentences

Here is an example of CLAN being used in an online conversation:
  • Jock: What do I have to do to be able to join your CLAN?
  • Susie: We're always looking out for new members. As long as you have Discord and play on PC or PS4 you're in!


Example of CLAN Used in a Text

Using CLAN on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)

 
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See Also

Selves-isolating (Locking down with a partner) Online Gaming Terms The Use of Numbers in Text Speak What's the Purpose of a Hashtag? How to Spot Internet Grooming How to Spot a Drug User