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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Many people, however, credit it to Professor Thomas H. Curtin who made the drink for his New York clubhouse in 1914. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Green Beer for St. Patrick's Day," 12 Feb. 2019 Take the card to the clubhouse for a reward after the round — the signature Horseshoe Nail drink. Chadd Cripe, idahostatesman, "Goat caddies, a license to cheat and trash-talking rakes. It's all about fun at Silvies.," 11 June 2018 When the Angels’ clubhouse is open for about an hour before games, reporters are free to interview Trout, Pujols or anyone else — but not Ohtani, who may be the most intriguing player in baseball at the moment. Billy Witz, New York Times, "The Shohei Ohtani Rules: Handling a Two-Way Experiment With Care," 27 Apr. 2018 And the clubhouse would be a place where the players could feel free to be themselves. Matt Breen,, "Justin Timberlake, Gabe Kapler, and how the Phillies aim to 'Be Bold'," 26 Mar. 2018 Additionally, the baseball team moved to Phoenix Municipal Stadium in 2015 and the golf teams are moving to Papago Golf Course, where a clubhouse and training facility are under construction. Jeff Metcalfe, azcentral, "ASU President Michael Crow wants 'simple, nice' out of Wells Fargo Arena renovation," 8 Mar. 2018 Even though the club is private, visitors are permitted to play on certain days and are treated as members, with full access to the clubhouse and all its amenities. Michael Williams, GQ, "Four Glorious Golf Courses to Play Before You Die," 2 Apr. 2018 Monteith Park includes a playground, clubhouse, pool with a waterslide and wading area for kids, and social events organized by the homeowners association. Ely Portillo, charlotteobserver, "From $300,000 to $1.6 million, here's what you can buy for new houses in Charlotte | Charlotte Observer," 4 May 2018 The property, known as WestfieldLarge, is located on the Great Tew Estate—coincidentally, the same 4,000-acre grounds upon which Soho House's rustic clubhouse, Soho Farmhouse, is found, as well as David and Victoria Beckham's own countryside estate. Andrea Park, Glamour, "Here's Where Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reportedly Want to Raise Their Kids," 17 Oct. 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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grandiloquent, ostentatious, or bombastic

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