clubbing

noun club·bing \ ˈklə-biŋ \

Definition of clubbing

1 : the activity of patronizing nightclubs
  • At three in the morning, it's a different scene: friends coming off a night of clubbing trade stories of their conquests…
  • —Javier Cabral
2 : the condition of being clubbed
  • In March, during a life-insurance medical examination, he said, Dr. John C. Greco, a physician in Bridge City, had called to his attention the fact that he had developed finger clubbing.
  • —Paul Brodeur

First Known Use of clubbing

1593

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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clubbing

noun club·bing \ ˈkləb-iŋ \

medical Definition of clubbing

: the condition of being clubbed
  • clubbing of the fingers and toes

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