- 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).
verb (used with object), clubbed, club·bing.
verb (used without object), clubbed, club·bing.
Origin of club
Related formsin·ter·club, adjectivesu·per·club, noun
Examples from the Web for club
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
Jay Z, Leonardo DiCaprio (also in Miami, sighted leaving a club with 20 women), and Owen Wilson are all dedicated art collectors.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jones ruled for Ray and he is now back in business, eligible to sign with any NFL club.
Inside, the club is built like a baroque theater, with a dance floor in the center and rows of loggias up the walls.
She met a Forbes at the club the other night who is fond of literature.
I was very abusive when I was drinking; I would knock a man down with a club.Steve P. Holcombe, the Converted Gambler|Rev. Gross Alexander
There had been a meeting of the Committee, and the club was shut up.The Way We Live Now|Anthony Trollope
He had grabbed up a club on the way, and as he spoke he advanced threateningly upon Sercomb and his friends.Motor Matt's Clue|Stanley R. Matthews
He's much more likely to have dropped into his club for a rubber of Bridge!The Brass Bottle|F. Anstey
A teachers' club in the West has an excellent travel and study program based upon books of current interest.The Complete Club Book for Women|Caroline French Benton
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)
verb clubs, clubbing or clubbed
Derived Formsclubbing, noun
Word Origin for club
Idioms and Phrases with club
see join the club.