book club

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of book club

1 : an organization that ships selected books to members usually on a regular schedule and often at discount prices
2 : a group of people who meet regularly to discuss books they are reading

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First Known Use of book club

1904

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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BOOK CLUB Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of book club for English Language Learners

  • : an organization that sells books to its members at low prices

  • : a group of people who meet to talk about the books that they are reading


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