Origin of club

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


in·ter·club, adjectivesu·per·club, noun

synonym study for club

2, 4. See circle.
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British Dictionary definitions for club

/ (klʌb) /


verb clubs, clubbing or clubbed

Derived forms of club

clubbing, 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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Idioms and Phrases with club


see join the club.

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