: shaped like a club
clubbed antennae

Examples of clubbed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Parsons secured the loose ball with his non-clubbed right hand. Dallas News, 29 Dec. 2022 Super senior Jordan Happle started at boundary safety last week and had a season-high five tackles and interception despite playing with a clubbed right hand. James Crepea | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 8 Nov. 2021 Yet on November 8, 1970, Dempsey kicked a 63-yard field goal—setting an NFL record that endured for 43 years—not in spite of his clubbed foot, but rather because of it. SI.com, 28 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clubbed was in the 14th century

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“Clubbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clubbed. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


: having a bulbous enlargement of the tip with convex overhanging nail
a clubbed finger
: affected with clubfoot

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