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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As the Breakers faced the Washington Kastles on center court at Palisades Tennis Club, general manager Allen Hardison and a handful of Breakers employees gathered around to watch another relevant match on television in the clubhouse. Matt Szabo, Daily Pilot, "Season ends for Orange County Breakers," 1 Aug. 2019 Giants president Larry Baer remembers walking into the clubhouse 30 minutes before Game 5 of the 2014 World Series against the Kansas City Royals wearing a suit, unaware that Bumgarner still hadn’t left to warm up. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, "The Giants are on greatest tear in 18 years. But is it enough to keep ace Madison Bumgarner?," 24 July 2019 Jones is adaptable and settled into the clubhouse in Arizona instantly. Katherine Fitzgerald, azcentral, "Diamondbacks' Adam Jones' impact in Baltimore endures ahead of reunion with Orioles," 15 July 2019 Marisnick played one more inning and descended into the clubhouse. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Jake Marisnick talks about quick return to big leagues," 11 July 2018 Johnson his tournament lead into the clubhouse Friday with an incredible score of 4-under par, and at the time Ian Poulter was the only other golfer in the field in red numbers. Nick Schwartz, For The Win, "The U.S. Open is Dustin Johnson's tournament to lose," 15 June 2018 Finally, the 67-year-old found his way into the clubhouse and out of the heat, like the gopher from Caddyshack sneaking back into his hole. Peter Dawson, star-telegram, "It's in the hole! Bill Murray wins over the crowd at Colonial once again | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 23 May 2018 Legendary Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Morris ran into the clubhouse with his players, the Canes down 4-3 in the bottom of the third and runners on first and second with two outs. Susan Miller Degnan, miamiherald, "UM baseball coach Jim Morris' career at home ends in a rainout at Mark Light Field | Miami Herald," 19 May 2018 Also included in the plan is a 2,500-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness center, social area and a business center for tenants who work from home. Kathleen Mcwilliams,, "Developer propose 144 new apartments, commercial building on Middletown’s Newfield Street," 27 June 2019

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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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