gentleman's club

noun

Definition of gentleman's club

: a nightclub for men that features scantily clad women dancers or stripteasers

Examples of gentleman's club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wright, who co-owns the Manhattan strip club Sapphire 39, asked for leniecy, according to a sentencing memorandum filed by U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, saying his gentlemen's club was expanding and required his personal attention. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "Prosecutors Recommend Two-Year Prison Sentence for Former Radio Host Craig Carton's Co-Conspirator," 1 Mar. 2019 The wise cat is a regular visitor of gentlemen's clubs, though his frequent visits do not change how his peers view him. Katherine Schaffstall, Billboard, "'Cats': Everything to Know About the Film Adaptation," 18 Apr. 2019 While it was once heralded as a politically conservative gentlemen's club, Klopfenstein said there are now no conditions to becoming a member. Holly V. Hays, Indianapolis Star, "Women gained full membership to Antelope Club 7 years ago. Now it has a female president.," 3 Dec. 2019 The Reform Club, a gentleman's club on the corner of Pall Mall and Carlton Gardens, London, circa 1900. Suyin Haynes, Time, "The Wing Is Opening Its First International Space in London. Here's What's Behind the Revival of the City's Private Members' Clubs," 22 Oct. 2019 Daniels performed last month at Truth Detroit gentlemen's club. Detroit Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "Porn star Stormy Daniels back in town for Detroit, Inkster shows," 14 May 2018 This just in from Facebook: Stormy Daniels is going to make an appearance 7 p.m.-2 a.m. April 27 at Bucks Wild, a gentlemen's club in north Fort Worth. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Stormy Daniels to make Fort Worth appearance — at an adult nightclub | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 14 Mar. 2018 Kathleen Renda: How does a stable in Illinois end up resembling a tweedy gentleman's club? Kathleen Renda, House Beautiful, ""Entertaining Cottages" Are the New She Sheds," 2 June 2017 Drake no-shows the opening of his own Houston gentlemen's club: The Ballet, Drake's pop-up strip club in Houston, opened up for Super Bowl weekend, but the rapper was no where to be seen. Matt Young, Houston Chronicle, "Houston's Super Bowl crushing this year's Minnesota big game," 2 Feb. 2018

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1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Gentleman's club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentleman%27s%20club. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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