nightclub

noun
night·​club | \ ˈnīt-ˌkləb How to pronounce nightclub (audio) \

Definition of nightclub

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a place of entertainment open at night usually serving food and liquor and providing music and space for dancing and often having a floor show

nightclub

verb
nightclubbed; nightclubbing; nightclubs

Definition of nightclub (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to patronize nightclubs

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Other Words from nightclub

Verb

nightclubber noun

Synonyms for nightclub

Synonyms: Noun

bistro, boîte, cabaret, café (also cafe), club, nightspot, nitery (also niterie), roadhouse, supper club

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Examples of nightclub in a Sentence

Noun

decided to go dancing at a local nightclub after the long dinner and movie

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Afterwards, DJ Melody spun a set, and eventually, the party headed to Jimmy Z’s, the iconic Monte Carlo nightclub. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "When Royalty Mingled With an Italian Elvis: Inside Bal de la Rose, Monaco’s Most Glamorous Night," 4 Apr. 2019 Gamblers Nathan Detroit and Sky Masterson were played by Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando, while nightclub singer and Nathan's fiancée Miss Adelaide was played by Vivian Blaine. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Guys and Dolls Is Set to Return to the Big Screen," 27 Mar. 2019 The valet industry was once such a goldmine for parking attendants that rival companies would bid for the right to operate at exclusive nightclubs and restaurants. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Why valet parking is the future of smarter urban transit," 6 Aug. 2018 Getty ImagesGeorge Pimentel A few days before Khloé Kardashian gave birth to her and Tristan Thompson's daughter in April, Tristan was captured on video kissing another woman at an NYC nightclub. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Tristan Thompson Partied at a Nightclub Without Khloé, Was Spotted Near Two Mystery Women," 21 Sep. 2018 It can be changed from a nightclub to outer space, for example, or moving visuals can be triggered — like neon sparkling ribbons of light shooting overhead. Dani Deahl, The Verge, "Inside Imogen Heap’s cutting-edge VR concert," 23 Aug. 2018 The designer first encountered the pattern—de Gournay's Deco Monkeys—inside Loulou's, the exclusive nightclub in London where every room is papered in a different wild print. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "Every Wall of This Upper East Side Apartment Is Interesting," 12 Feb. 2019 Because the paper’s advertising base was almost entirely the worst kind of nightclubs and strip clubs and brothels even. Eric Johnson, Recode, "The media is responsible for President Trump and it still hasn’t learned from 2016, says Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi," 18 Oct. 2018 The Pulse nightclub massacre in 2016 happened during this stretch. Steve Contorno, miamiherald, "New information shows deeper problems with bungled concealed-weapon background checks," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of nightclub

Noun

1871, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nightclub was in 1871

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nightclub

noun

English Language Learners Definition of nightclub

: a place that is open at night, has music, dancing, or a show, and usually serves alcoholic drinks and food

nightclub

noun
night·​club | \ ˈnīt-ˌkləb How to pronounce nightclub (audio) \

Kids Definition of nightclub

: a place of entertainment open at night usually serving food and alcoholic beverages and having music for dancing

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