Adjective "club" definition and examples

(Club may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/klʌb/

Definitions and examples

noun

An association dedicated to a particular interest or activity.
  1. as modifier 'the club secretary'
  2. 'She began the year eating lunch alone in the library, and put aside any interest in school clubs and activities.'
  3. 'The secretary gave a detailed report on the activities of the club during the year.'
  4. 'In that first issue the Editor found space to give an account of the activities of several clubs and associations, some of which are no longer functioning.'
  5. 'This course may be of particular interest to clubs and societies in the area.'
  6. 'The club would include creative activities such as arts and crafts.'
  7. 'Reports on the club's activities and finances were given by the secretary and treasurer.'
  8. 'This is part of the club's fund raising activities and in all over thirty kids will make the journey.'
  9. 'Sadly around fifteen years ago interest waned and the club ceased to be active.'
  10. 'The club have plenty of activities lined up and are looking forward to a busy year.'
  11. 'A committee of young people has been set up to run the club and its activities.'
  12. 'a jazz club'
  13. 'And pubs, clubs and other licensed premises were gearing up for the new era of drinking, with the launch of the new, more flexible licensing laws.'
  14. 'There are pubs, clubs, bars, restaurants, cafes, galleries and museums - facilities galore.'
  15. 'My parents use to sneak me into jazz clubs when I was underage'
  16. 'Later we will have dinner and drinks, before dancing the night away at a jazz club.'
  17. 'They were also told to stay away from any licensed premises, particularly pubs and clubs.'
  18. 'I had walked into the jazz club with little or no expectations.'
  19. 'His father was in the hospitality business, being involved with restaurants, jazz clubs and a small hotel.'
  20. 'All licensed premises such as pubs, clubs, restaurants and even cinemas and theatres will have to apply for new style licences.'
  21. 'Pubs,clubs and other licensed premises in most of Australia will be smoke free by July, officials announced last week.'
  22. 'Tens of thousands of revellers are expected to flock into the city centre's pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants.'
  23. 'we had dinner at his club'
  24. 'It could also force change on social clubs and other organisations which insist that male members wear ties.'
  25. 'There is also the threat of a competition across the area from commercial health and fitness clubs.'
  26. 'Becoming a member of an investment club would benefit her greatly.'
  27. 'the wild man of the movies refused to join the teetotal club'
  28. 'Poland was finally confirmed as one of the new club of European nations.'
An organization constituted to play matches in a particular sport.
  1. 'Although he has played some club matches, this will be his initial first-class game.'
  2. 'He is a great player and captain for both club and country and that is why I have put him in my dream team.'
  3. 'So what if she next decides she wants her own football club, playing at the bottom of her garden.'
  4. 'A board member of a football club has managed to secure one of the most sought after signatures in the game.'
  5. 'In recent years there have been hardly any problems at club matches or international games.'
  6. 'A lot of the players here haven't got the passion needed to play at this football club.'
  7. 'I pulled him back into the football club and gave him a year's contract with a view to making it longer.'
  8. 'All this of course costs a great deal of money and it seems that our flagship clubs in whatever sport are struggling to find the sponsors locally.'
  9. 'Yes we do have a problem with a minority of fans at away games, but so does every football club in the country.'
  10. 'The council had so far employed six players from the football club and was considering employing some more.'
A nightclub playing fashionable dance music.
  1. 'He was in his early 20s when he became a DJ and began to play at clubs and night spots throughout the region.'
  2. 'A lot of the club and rave scene is decadent and I really don't like this aspect.'
  3. 'Before these larger clubs came on the scene, there already was music being played here.'
  4. 'This collection features only the songs that created the disco scene in the clubs of early 1970s New York.'
  5. 'However, their club scene took off and they went from strength to strength.'
  6. 'For the most part I have felt welcomed by the male DJs from the club and rave scenes.'
  7. 'They have a new night that promises to rehabilitate the northern club scene, go check it out!'
  8. 'One analyst of the afterhours scene thinks the clubs should be encouraged rather than attacked.'
  9. 'They do like to go for it on a night out, hence our vibrant club culture.'
  10. 'This music revolution seems to have had great effect on the local club scene, or has it really?'

verb

Combine with others so as to collect a sum of money for a particular purpose.
  1. 'It sounded like the pair of them were trying to club together to buy a bag of chips and get a taxi home.'
  2. 'I asked if we could club together to pay the fee and was told no.'
  3. 'They clubbed together and bought a collective gravestone.'
  4. 'Instead, the borough's mayor is urging schools, churches and voluntary groups to club together and make sure lonely elderly people still enjoy Christmas cheer.'
  5. 'Cleaners working early hours would often club together and order a private-hire car.'
  6. 'We should really club together and get them the latest album.'
  7. 'They have to drop their parochial attitude, club together and shape their own futures.'
  8. 'The directors could club together to buy such an establishment but that is unlikely to go down well with the players.'
  9. 'Some friends recently clubbed together to buy me a telescope for my 40th birthday, and I've had great pleasure from it.'
  10. 'If not the band will have to club together to buy a new set.'
Go out to nightclubs.
  1. 'Saturday is all set to be the best night's clubbing of the year so far.'
  2. 'Had they been going clubbing, he would have been more appropriately dressed.'
  3. 'I'm going to have some drinks, catch up with an old friend and do some clubbing.'
  4. 'She looks like someone who works in a bank and has a cool haircut for going clubbing on the weekend.'
  5. 'He said that the atmosphere was relaxed because it was a family resort, without much clubbing or loud music.'
  6. 'Sit back for a moment and imagine a glamorous night of clubbing in Paris.'
  7. 'The man himself got out of the driver's seat along with several other people, who were all dressed up for a night of clubbing.'
  8. 'I'm staying in a hotel this time, to enjoy a Saturday night of clubbing.'
  9. 'One of the true treasures in life is knowing the location of a late-night spot where you can get food after a night of clubbing.'
  10. 'The clubbing is really great, but there are also such beautiful places, like the Great Barrier Reef.'

noun

A heavy stick with a thick end, used as a weapon.
  1. 'Alongside bows and arrows, clubs seem to have been a favourite weapon.'
  2. 'Wielding his weapon like a club he charged the remaining two guards and flung himself at them.'
  3. 'Between four and five men, armed with weapons including a shotgun and a club, broke into the secluded home early yesterday.'
  4. 'Other researchers think that the head injuries resulted from fights using clubs or other weapons.'
  5. 'Police said youth armed with machetes, knives, clubs and stones surrounded the building.'
  6. 'Thugs came to my house wielding clubs and swords.'
  7. 'Newspapers reported a fierce clash between troops and a group of hundreds of students armed with swords and wooden clubs.'
  8. 'A 78-year-old woman sent a robber packing after she cracked him across the head with a wooden club.'
  9. 'Ironically, guns have replaced knives and clubs as the weapons of choice among many criminals.'
  10. 'I change my clubs quite a bit, depending on the type of golf course I'm playing.'
  11. 'Without some good common sense and a notion of how hard golf balls and clubs are, a golf course can be a very dangerous place.'
  12. 'Also, most golfers slice, so they swing the club to the left in an attempt to compensate.'
  13. 'I always use the same six clubs, working my way up from the sand wedge to the driver.'
  14. 'How much can a golfer have clubs lengthened or shortened to compensate for height?'
  15. 'What's clear, though, is that all you need to play it is three clubs: a driver, a wedge and a putter.'
  16. 'Anyone wishing to experience golf for the first time will receive one-hour of free coaching, when golf balls and clubs are also provided free.'
  17. 'There's a good selection of lightweight Sunday bags on the market, and you don't need to carry a full set of clubs.'
  18. 'Every golfer is different, so the right 14 clubs for your buddy may not be right for you.'
  19. 'The key to good tempo is to keep the club speed the same during the backswing and the downswing.'
One of the four suits in a conventional pack of playing cards, denoted by a black trefoil.
  1. 'For example if we are partners, we might agree that a bid of one club by me shows a strong hand, but has nothing to do with wanting clubs as trumps.'
  2. 'The player with the higher of the two cards (ace of spades is highest, 2 of clubs lowest) will deal the cards for the next match.'
  3. 'As a wit summed it up: When there is no agreement as to which suit is trumps, clubs are always trumps.'
  4. 'He had an ace and king of clubs, which meant I needed diamonds or tens.'
  5. 'The four of clubs is described by some as the Devil's bedstead and is loathed by many players, who claim that no good hand can include this card.'
  6. 'At the same time, the card cheat is glancing furtively around to make sure no one is watching while he pulls an extra ace of clubs from his belt.'
  7. 'My father also had an ace of hearts, an ace of clubs and the fifth card was a jack of spades.'
  8. 'She had only the Ace of clubs and the Jack of hearts.'
  9. 'For example if hearts are trumps, the jack of clubs is the highest heart, and has nothing whatever to do with the club suit.'
  10. 'I looked at the card and could hardly believe it - seven of clubs.'
  11. 'Since player one now realizes that the other's card is not a club, he turns over all cards that aren't clubs.'

verb

Beat (a person or animal) with a club or similar implement.
  1. 'Last August one diner clubbed another with a baseball bat when the latter intervened in a dispute over a missing cheeseburger.'
  2. 'Stragglers were shot and those that fell down exhausted were clubbed to death or left to die.'
  3. 'A teenage security guard today spoke of his terror as he was repeatedly clubbed over the head with the handle of a gun by an armed robber.'
  4. 'The chicks are clubbed to death and then decapitated.'
  5. 'A young couple were robbed by thugs who clubbed the boyfriend with a wooden pole.'
  6. 'Graphic images of seals being clubbed to death or shot helps sustain an international boycott on their fur.'
  7. 'I reached for a rock and clubbed him from behind.'
  8. 'But if the police clubbed this guy to death, I was determined to run into the alley and stop the violence.'
  9. 'She recalls seeing a kind looking elderly gentleman being clubbed to death by someone she recognized.'
  10. 'Personally, I think these practitioners should be clubbed over the head.'

More definitions

1. a heavy stick, usually thicker at one end than at the other, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel.

2. a group of persons organized for a social, literary, athletic, political, or other purpose: They organized a computer club.

3. the building or rooms occupied by such a group.

4. an organization that offers its subscribers certain benefits, as discounts, bonuses, or interest, in return for regular purchases or payments: a book club; a record club; a Christmas club.

5. Sports.

More examples(as adjective)

"levels can be club."

"sugars can be club."

"sides can be club."

"people can be club."

"members can be club."

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Origin

Middle English: from Old Norse clubba, variant of klumba; related to clump.

Phrase

in the club (or the pudding club)
join the club