- a building or room occupied by a club.
- a building or area used for social or recreational activities by occupants of an apartment complex, institution, etc.
- an athletic team's dressing room.
Origin of clubhouse
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Examples from the Web for club-house
The three figures went toward the bright lights of the club-house.The Gentleman From Indiana
A desperate feeling actuated him, and he entered the Club-house.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
And when Drake, on his return, called Garrison into the club-house, Garrison went white-faced.Garrison's Finish
W. B. M. Ferguson
Major Bagstock and Cousin Phenix stared at them from a club-house window.Shawl-Straps
Louisa M. Alcott
As far as the first turn the lights from the club-house helped them.Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo
E. Phillips Oppenheim
- the premises of a sports or other club, esp a golf club
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Word Origin and History for club-house
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