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nightclub

noun night·club \ ˈnīt-ˌkləb \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of nightclub

: 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

Examples of nightclub in a Sentence

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

Recent Examples of nightclub from the Web

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First Known Use of nightclub

1871

nightclub Synonyms

Synonyms
bistro, boîte, cabaret, café (also cafe), club, nightspot, nitery (also niterie), roadhouse, supper club
Related Words
a-go-go, disco, discotheque (or discothéque); barroom, pub [chiefly British], public house [chiefly British], saloon, tavern; clip joint [slang], dive, honky-tonk, key club, speakeasy; canteen, watering hole, watering place

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nightclub

verb

Definition of nightclub

intransitive verb
: to patronize nightclubs

nightclubber

noun

Recent Examples of nightclub from the Web

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First Known Use of nightclub

1929

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NIGHTCLUB Defined for English Language Learners

nightclub

noun

Definition of nightclub for English Language Learners

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


NIGHTCLUB Defined for Kids

nightclub

noun night·club \ ˈnīt-ˌkləb \

Definition of nightclub for Students

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


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