- a stick or bat used to drive a ball in various games, as golf.
- Indian club.
- a short spar attached to the end of a gaff to allow the clew of a gaff topsail to extend beyond the peak of the gaff.
- a short spar attached to the truck of a mast to support the upper part of a club topsail.
- clubfoot (def. 3).
Origin of club
synonym study for club
OTHER WORDS FROM clubin·ter·club, adjectivesu·per·club, noun
Words nearby club
How to use club in a sentence
She said she understands their concerns about retaliation, “but I’m not going to have people come under my instruction who are trying to destroy me” when it’s optional and a club.School Sports Became ‘Clubs’ Amid the Pandemic – Now Two Coaches Are Out|Ashly McGlone|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
“Our goal is to minimize exposure and the amount of people on property,” Bedminster’s general manager, David Schutzenhofer, wrote to club members in an email that day.Trump’s businesses charged Secret Service more than $1.1 million, including for rooms in club shuttered for pandemic|David Fahrenthold, Josh Dawsey|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Zora Williams was a star student at Lincoln High, involved in countless clubs and applying to prestigious colleges across the country.Morning Report: Lincoln Abruptly Canceled AP Class|Voice of San Diego|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Individual no-shows from the big names doomed the club’s chances.When It Comes To Playoff Disappointment, The Clippers Are In A League Of Their Own|Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
On Sunday, less than 24 hours after the club’s season-ending defeat to the Lakers, coach Mike D’Antoni announced he wouldn’t be coming back next season.Everything Should Be On The Table For The Houston Rockets. Even James Harden’s Future.|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|September 14, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
A running joke inside the tribe is that the group is like that club with a hundred people waiting outside to get in.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To my own surprise, last year I started a book club, which includes writers, editors and an agent.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So in America, “Havana Club” is made by Bacardi in Puerto Rico and can be found in five states.
It all has to do with a Cuban rum called Havana Club, which was first manufactured in the 19th century.
Julianne Moore and John Lithgow dance in a half empty club to weird ringtone muzak.High-End Pervs Film Benedict Cumberbatch and Reese Witherspoon Sucking Face|Amy Zimmerman|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was Wednesday night; over forty men sat down to the house-dinner at the Pandemonium Club.
In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere.
But he forgot the stagnant town, the bald-headed man at the club window, the organ and "The Manola."Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
He kisses the top of her head lightly and goes round to the club fender, where he sits with his back to the fireplace.First Plays|A. A. Milne
He won't let her belong to a club—clubs are all very well for other women, but his wife is not as other women.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for club
- the room, building, or facilities used by such a group
- (in combination)clubhouse
- the black trefoil symbol on a playing card
- a card with one or more of these symbols or (when pl) the suit of cards so marked
- a spar used for extending the clew of a gaff topsail beyond the peak of the gaff
- short for club foot (def. 3)
Derived forms of clubclubbing, noun
Word Origin for club
Other Idioms and Phrases with club
see join the club.