clubby

adjective club·by \ ˈklə-bē \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of clubby

clubbier; clubbiest
:characteristic of a club or club members: such as
a :displaying friendliness especially to other members of the same social group :sociable
b :open only to qualified or approved persons :select, elite

clubbiness

noun

Examples of clubby in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of clubby

1859


CLUBBY Defined for English Language Learners

clubby

adjective

Definition of clubby for English Language Learners

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



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