club·house | \ˈkləb-ˌhau̇s \

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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After earning a 6-5 win in the morning game, Lindley said the Slammers took some time to dial down in their home clubhouse before hopping on the bus, arriving at Standard Bank Stadium about 90 minutes before first pitch for the second game. Steve Millar, Daily Southtown, "Long day's journey into night: London Lindley, Slammers finish unusual sweep of ThunderBolts," 21 June 2018 At his golf clubs in Florida and outside Washington, Trump is known to eat a cheeseburger inside the clubhouse after a round. Kevin Liptak, CNN, "Trump's weight-loss regimen: fish and half a bun," 30 May 2018 Peach, which never truly caught on and has for most of its life only existed as a barely alive platform, functions as the same kind of private clubhouse for people who use it, a small party where no one is listening. Helena_fitzgerald, The Verge, "The decline of Snapchat and the secret joy of internet ghost towns," 18 May 2018 Farquhar was able to visit the White Sox clubhouse this week. Alysha Tsuji, For The Win, "See the Cubs' classy jumbotron message for Danny Farquhar," 11 May 2018 Men's fraternal organizations, once powerful and socially prominent clubs, are fading and with it their ornate clubhouses. Will Higgins, Indianapolis Star, "These 10 classic, historic Indiana buildings are on borrowed time," 2 May 2018 Anderson told reporters in the White Sox clubhouse. Maria Torres, kansascity, "Benches clear, Eric Skoglund dazzles in Royals' doubleheader win over White Sox | The Kansas City Star," 28 Apr. 2018 Its clubhouse features colorful murals and inspirational posters related to writing and social justice, as well as bookshelves stacked with classics and new writing. Christopher Johnston, The Christian Science Monitor, "Cleveland uses literature to empower youth, overcome social divides," 9 July 2018 The foundation of the clubhouse is the original Worthington home built in 1848 and the pro shop sits where the old living room was. Brent Kennedy, Howard County Times, "Worthington Manor Golf Club," 29 June 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 \

Kids Definition of clubhouse

1 : a building used by a club

2 : locker rooms used by an athletic team

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