clubhouse

noun

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

Example Sentences

we plan to meet at the clubhouse each week
Recent Examples on the Web Afterward, when Thursday night had turned to Friday morning, Realmuto squish-squished across the clubhouse in a pair of wet shower shoes, a towel around his waist, another draped over his shoulders. Tim Brown, WSJ, 5 Nov. 2022 Pujols grabbed his backpack and shuffled across the St. Louis Cardinals clubhouse. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, 9 Oct. 2022 Before the youngsters left the clubhouse, 39-year-old veteran Miguel Cabrera tossed on a jacket and went with them. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 5 Oct. 2022 On Wednesday night, Brice Hill entered the Red Sox clubhouse and raced to his shared locker. Alex Speier, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2022 Francona left the clubhouse worried about catcher Luke Maile. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 14 July 2022 The pace then quickened, with management’s bargaining team repeatedly walking from their area in the main part of the stadium to the union in the building beyond the right-field corner that includes the Cardinals clubhouse. oregonlive, 1 Mar. 2022 The pace then quickened, with management’s bargaining team repeatedly walking from their area in the main part of the stadium to the union in the building beyond the right-field corner that includes the Cardinals clubhouse. Ronald Blum, Chron, 1 Mar. 2022 All-Star on the ‘62 Mets, walking across the clubhouse to give Throneberry a pep talk. Dom Amore, courant.com, 15 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1746, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of clubhouse was in 1746

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“Clubhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clubhouse. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

clubhouse

noun

club·​house ˈkləb-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce clubhouse (audio)
1
: a meeting place (as a house) used by a club for club activities
2
: locker rooms used by an athletic team

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