glee club


: a chorus organized for singing usually short pieces

Examples of glee club in a Sentence

sang with the glee club in college
Recent Examples on the Web In the episode, the New Directions glee club was tasked with performing at the school assembly to promote Alcohol Awareness Week. Alexis Jones, Peoplemag, 1 Aug. 2023 The candidates are four school song leaders who’ve formed a girl group and are performing at the 1958 prom because the glee club’s Billy Ray Patton got suspended for smoking behind the gym. David L. Coddoncontributor, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Feb. 2023 But the show from creator Ryan Murphy, about the ups and downs of a high school glee club, became a ratings juggernaut and thrust several formerly unknown actors into the spotlight. Time, 18 Jan. 2023 Twenty years after the Polyphonic Spree released its debut album, the rock ‘n’ roll glee club shows no signs of wavering. Dallas News, 15 Dec. 2022 The series followed an unlikely group of high schoolers who band together upon joining a glee club. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 30 Nov. 2022 Spanish teacher and glee club director on the beloved series. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 31 Oct. 2022 After singing and dancing his way through the school year, Blaine transferred to William McKinley High School and officially joined the glee club in season 3. Emlyn Travis,, 7 Oct. 2022 Her frenemy and former glee club teammate Santana Lopez (played by the late Naya Rivera) is also vying for the lead role. Scottie Andrew, CNN, 18 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glee club was in 1814

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“Glee club.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

glee club

: a group of people who sing together especially as a social activity in a school or college
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