clubbing

[ kluhb-ing ]
/ ˈklʌb ɪŋ /

noun Informal.

the activity of going to nightclubs, especially to dance to popular music, drink, and socialize: Clubbing every night is expensive, not to mention tiring.

Origin of clubbing

Definition for clubbing (2 of 2)

Origin of club

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

SYNONYMS FOR club

OTHER WORDS FROM club

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

synonym study for club

2, 4. See circle.
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British Dictionary definitions for clubbing (1 of 2)

clubbing
/ (ˈklʌbɪŋ) /

noun

the activity of frequenting nightclubs and similar establishments

British Dictionary definitions for clubbing (2 of 2)

club
/ (klʌb) /

noun

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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Medicine definitions for clubbing

clubbing
[ klŭbĭng ]

n.

A condition affecting the fingers and toes in which the extremities are broadened and the nails are shiny and abnormally curved.
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Idioms and Phrases with clubbing

club

see join the club.

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