club·​house | \ ˈkləb-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce clubhouse (audio) \

Definition of clubhouse

1 : a house occupied by a club or used for club activities
2 : locker rooms used by an athletic team
3 : a building at a golf course typically housing a locker room, pro shop, and restaurant

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Synonyms for clubhouse


club, lodge

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Examples of clubhouse in a Sentence

we plan to meet at the clubhouse each week

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The setting, the Terrace at the Sunset Tower Hotel, provided the perfect de facto clubhouse for Vogue100 to launch in elegance and chat about all things red carpet, among florals from Lily Lodge. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "The Vogue100 Hosts an Intimate, Post-Golden Globes Lunch," 8 Jan. 2019 There was a suitably raucous cheer from the crowd inside London’s Roundhouse, when Greenwich Village Negroni joint (and unofficial Traveler clubhouse) Dante was revealed at number nine, cracking the top 10 for the first time. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "This Is Officially the Best Bar in the World," 4 Oct. 2018 Costello, from Wethersfield and Central Connecticut State University, can look back and laugh at a slugger’s worst nightmare and take a little good-natured clubhouse ribbing. Dom Amore,, "Wethersfield's Ryan Costello Slugging His Way Through The Minor Leagues," 14 July 2018 The losing mentality that infects the clubhouse has recently become obvious by a series of fundamental lapses and defensive breakdowns that almost never showed up during the first five years of the Dan Duquette-Buck Showalter competitive revival. Peter Schmuck,, "Schmuck: During season on the brink, Orioles are losing the head games, too," 14 July 2018 At a recent work session, the clubhouse got some younger visitors. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Model railroad club still operates in a historic train station hiding in plain sight in the Harbor District," 13 July 2018 Orchid Workshop Meets 1st Tuesday: Boca Raton Garden Club hosts guest speakers about conservation of rare plants, animals and ecosystems, 1 p.m. BRGC clubhouse, 4281 NW 3rd Ave. Mary Lou Cruz,, "Boca Raton area events July 18-28," 13 July 2018 Viewed in a wider context, his death shook the franchise and clubhouse in undeniable ways that must’ve affected the play on the field. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "The State of the Royals, Part 1 of 2: How did they get here?," 12 July 2018 Things are said between players and players and staff, and that's a clubhouse issue. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros demote reliever Ken Giles to Fresno," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of clubhouse

1746, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of clubhouse

: a building used by a club for its activities
: a building that has lockers and showers and that is used by a sports team
: a building at a golf course that usually has a locker room, a store that sells golf equipment, and a restaurant


club·​house | \ ˈkləb-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce clubhouse (audio) \

Kids Definition of clubhouse

1 : a building used by a club
2 : locker rooms used by an athletic team

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