Dictionary

clambake

clambake

noun clam·bake \ˈklam-ˌbāk\

: an outdoor party especially on a beach where clams and other foods are cooked and eaten

Full Definition of CLAMBAKE

1
a :  an outdoor party; especially :  a seashore outing where food is usually cooked on heated rocks covered by seaweed
b :  the food served at a clambake
2
:  a gathering characterized by noisy sociability; especially :  a political rally

First Known Use of CLAMBAKE

1835

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: clamberPrevious Word in the Dictionary: clamatorialAll Words Near: clambake
March 05, 2015
ilk Hear it
Sort or kind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears