Examples of clientele in a Sentence
- … Gottfried had been complaining for months that our local clientele didn't have the class to appreciate the house. —Jane Smiley, Good Faith, 2003
- The lunchtime clientele at TJ's was polymorphous as usual, as at District Court, though there was a higher percentage of respectable clients here—local business folk having lunch at one of the last downtown bars that served decent food but wasn't fancy. —Tracy Kidder, Home Town, 1999
- The collections shown last month not only had plenty of clothes for the couture clientele to choose from, but, even more importantly, they were loaded with multiple messages for the fashion community at large. —Carrie Donovan, New York Times Magazine, 21 Feb. 1988
- According to the State Department in-jokes, this was the most exclusive place in Washington. For its clientele was made up almost entirely of CIA and KGB agents watching one another watching other people. —Erich Segal, The Class, (1985) 1986
The restaurant generally attracts an older clientele.
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She and her husband Andy built a fashion empire around her signature handbags, counting celebrities like actress Ellie Kemper among her clientele.
The clientele were various: Lucinda Williams; professors from the nearby university; and the men who frequented a pool hall not far away, which only began to admit women in the ’70s and where meth, in the bathrooms, was a problem.
Hughes’s company, whose mattresses are made by skilled craftsmen and -women from premium materials like horsetail hair, and retail from $10,500 to $125,000 each, began making beds for the high-profile clientele of the Savoy hotel in London in 1905.
Their diverse mix of clientele includes elbow-bending partiers, boaters rubbing sunburned shoulders with regulars, couples taking a break from the Midtown scene, large and small families, and out-of-towners.
The sandwich is best represented at Chori, where chorizo hangs from the window and a casual sidewalk bar draws in some of the city’s hippest clientele.
The female clientele was getting hungry for action.
Drink: Punch House 1227 W. 18th St. 312-526-3851 Another spot attached to its adjacent venue, Punch House lies just downstairs from Thalia Hall, and, like Bite Cafe, perfectly complements both the concert space above it and the clientele who attend.
The 1960 lunch counter sit-in at which she was arrested was held in objection to the fact that Central City stores, while catering to a largely black clientele, refused to hire black employees.
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CLIENTELE Defined for English Language Learners
: the group of people who are regular customers at a particular business
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