club

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club

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
club

Plural
clubs

  1. A club is an organisation of people who share a similar sport, interest, or hobby.
    He was a member of his high school drama club.
    Every town in Europe has its own football club.
  2. A club is a place where people go to drink, dance, talk and listen to music.
    I didn't get home from the club until 2:30 in the morning; it was so much fun.
  3. A club is a place where members go to do sports or exercise.
    I try to work out at the gym club three days a week.
  4. A club is a heavy stick used to hit things or people.
    The police in London used to carry clubs instead of guns.
  5. A club is a suit in playing cards. It is a black design with a base and three round leaves. (See also heart, spade, diamond)

Verb[change]

Plain form
club

Third-person singular
clubs

Past tense
clubbed

Past participle
clubbed

Present participle
clubbing

  1. (transitive) If you club a person or an animal, you hit them with something big and heavy.
    They clubbed him to death with a baseball bat.
  2. (intransitive); (usually clubbing) If you go clubbing, you go to a club to dance, drink, and meet people.
    She enjoys going clubbing with friends in Oxford every Friday.