book club

noun

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

Examples of book club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bernard met her partner at a wine and cheese book club. Hannah Dylan Pasternak, SELF, 5 June 2021 Think about alternatives, too, such as an online book club. Yec, Forbes, 24 May 2021 In another instance, a Cleveland woman told her sister, living in the state of Washington and a member of a book club there, about Siegal. cleveland, 28 Mar. 2021 From a cooking class at your local cookware shop to a book club from your local bookstore, the possibilities to club-ify brick and mortar are endless. Benjamin Crudo, Forbes, 25 May 2021 From running a book club highlighting his favorite inspirational reads to raising funds to donate soccer balls to local kids in the community, Mueller quickly became a fan favorite. Julia Poe, orlandosentinel.com, 14 May 2021 Join a house of worship; organize a book club; put dates on the calendar to host people for dinner. Arthur C. Brooks, The Atlantic, 13 May 2021 Washington started a small book club with other women in prison as a way to find connection during the pandemic. Darcie Moran, Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2021 In the past year, the model has launched a virtual book club for the quarantine era, featuring various works and interviewing authors on Instagram. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of book club

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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10 Jun 2021

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“Book club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20club. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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book club

noun

English Language Learners Definition of book club

: 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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