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club

club

 
 
pronunciation:
kluhb
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy stick, esp. of wood, used as a weapon.
synonyms:
bat, bludgeon, cudgel
similar words:
bastinado, billy, blackjack, mace, shillelagh, truncheon
definition 2: a group or association of persons formed for a specific, shared purpose.
book clubbridge clubchess club
similar words:
association, band, brotherhood, clan, community, fellowship, fraternity, gang, group, lodge, organization, outfit, ring, society, sodality, sorority, team
definition 3: a place where such an association might meet regularly, or where members are allowed to spend time and use facilities.
the Boys' Club
synonyms:
clubhouse, headquarters, lodge
similar words:
center, country club, hangout, meetinghouse, rendezvous
definition 4: in golf, a long instrument with a curved or flat head, used to hit the ball.
similar words:
iron, putter, wood
definition 5: a black clover-shaped figure on a playing card, or a card bearing such a figure.
 
similar words:
trefoil
definition 6: an establishment that is open late at night and provides food, drink, and usu. entertainment; nightclub.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: clubbed, clubbing, clubs
definition: to hit or strike with or as if with a club.
He clubbed me with his fists.
synonyms:
bat, bludgeon, cudgel
similar words:
baste, bastinado, batter, beat, blackjack, buffet, cane, drub, flail, flog, hit, pommel, pummel, strike, thump
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