Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

clip joint

noun

Simple Definition of clip joint

  • : a business (such as a bar or nightclub) that makes its customers pay too much money

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of clip joint

  1. 1 slang :  a place of public entertainment (as a nightclub) that makes a practice of defrauding patrons (as by overcharging)

  2. 2 slang :  a business that makes a practice of overcharging


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up clip joint? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).