Nearby words

  1. cloze test,
  2. cloë,
  3. clpbd,
  4. clr.,
  5. clu,
  6. club bag,
  7. club car,
  8. club chair,
  9. club class,
  10. club culture

Origin of club

1175–1225; Middle English clubbe < Old Norse klubba club; akin to clump

Related formsin·ter·club, adjectivesu·per·club, noun

Synonym study

2, 4. See circle.

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British Dictionary definitions for club

club

/ (klʌb) /

noun

verb clubs, clubbing or clubbed

Derived Formsclubbing, noun

Word Origin for club

C13: from Old Norse klubba, related to Middle High German klumpe group of trees, clump, Old English clympre lump of metal

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Word Origin and History for club
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Idioms and Phrases with club

club

see join the club.

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