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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Examples of clubhouse in a Sentence

we plan to meet at the clubhouse each week
Recent Examples on the Web More importantly, the seven-year veteran was a leader in the clubhouse. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 11 Sep. 2021 Minorities had issues with then-manager Alvin Dark, who asked Latinos not to speak Spanish in the clubhouse. John Shea, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Sep. 2021 The 20-year-old Højgaard’s late charge had left him leading in the clubhouse on a 13-under total of 267 that held up for his third victory on the European Tour., 29 Aug. 2021 Auburn’s quarterback situation hasn’t been officially settled, but with a little more than a week until the team’s season opener against Akron, there’s a leader in the clubhouse — though some intrigue remains in the ongoing battle. Tom Green |, al, 26 Aug. 2021 The Padres fired their pitching coach before the Dodgers series, ultimately choosing a new voice in the clubhouse over a new arm. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, 26 Aug. 2021 In the clubhouse, Mancini kept his word and buzzed off his mustache. James Wagner, New York Times, 26 Aug. 2021 Then there was a rain delay, and Castillo had to wait in the clubhouse for about an hour. Charlie Goldsmith, The Enquirer, 23 Aug. 2021 Afterward, Bowden skipped the hole-in-one tradition of buying a round of drinks for everyone in the clubhouse. Marc Freeman,, 8 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of clubhouse

1746, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of clubhouse was in 1746

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16 Sep 2021

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“Clubhouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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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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