clubby


club·by

adjective \ˈklə-bē\

: friendly only to people who belong to a high social class

club·bi·erclub·bi·est

Full Definition of CLUBBY

:  characteristic of a club or club members: as
a :  displaying friendliness especially to other members of the same social group :  sociable
b :  open only to qualified or approved persons :  select, elite
club·bi·ness noun

Examples of CLUBBY

  1. the clubby world of New York's social elite
  2. <new in town, she was hoping some of her clubbier coworkers might show her the city's hot spots>

First Known Use of CLUBBY

1859

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