Try Our Apps


The saddest words

club car

a railroad passenger car equipped with easy chairs, card tables, a buffet, etc.
Origin of club car
An Americanism dating back to 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for club car
Historical Examples
  • Dinner was served, and the party returned to the club car where Mr. Temple settled down with his cigar and a newspaper.

  • We were sitting in the club car—half a dozen or so of us—when he drifted along.

    Roughing it De Luxe Irvin S. Cobb
  • I am not a travelling salesman (except in so far as all men are) so I do not often travel in the club car.

    Shandygaff Christopher Morley
  • This is a militant moment for the white-jacketed steward of the club car.

    Plum Pudding Christopher Morley
  • In the club car, among fellow travellers of his own sex, he was as one set apart.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • I dont see those fellows, whispered Frank to his chums, surveying the figures in the club car behind them.

  • The club car is one of the most elaborate developments of the entire Commuter idea.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford
  • The banker bit off the end of another cigar and retired once again to the club car.

    How To Write Special Feature Articles Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
  • There is, of course, the chance of being accosted in the club car, but since this went dry the danger has been slight.

    The So-called Human Race Bert Leston Taylor
  • The car is entirely filled with regular riders, so it is in a sense a club car.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for club car

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for club

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for club car