adj. Having the power of preventing entrance; debarring from participation or enjoyment; possessed and enjoyed to the exclusion of others; as, exclusive bars; exclusive privilege; exclusive circles of society. Pertaining to the subject alone; not including, admitting, or pertaining to any other or others; undivided; sole. Not taking into the account; excluding from consideration; - opposed to inclusive; as, five thousand troops, exclusive of artillery.
- n. One of a coterie who exclude others; one who from real of affected fastidiousness limits his acquaintance to a select few.