(noun, verb)


1. a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together

- each club played six home games with teams in its own division

Similar word(s): nine

Definition categories: group

2. a formal association of people with similar interests

- he joined a golf club

Similar word(s): gild, guild, lodge, order, society

Definition categories: group, association

3. stout stick that is larger at one end

- he carried a club in self defense

- he felt as if he had been hit with a club

Definition categories: man–made, stick

4. a building that is occupied by a social club

- the clubhouse needed a new roof

Similar word(s): clubhouse

Definition categories: man–made, building, edifice

5. golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball

Definition categories: man–made

6. a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it

- he led a small club

- clubs were trumps

Definition categories: man–made

7. a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink

- the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night

- he played the drums at a jazz club

Similar word(s): cabaret, nightclub, nightspot

Definition categories: man–made, spot

Sentences with club as a noun:

- She was sitting in a jazz club, sipping wine and listening to a bass player's solo.

- I've got only one club in my hand.


1. unite with a common purpose

- The two men clubbed together

Definition categories: social, unify, unite

2. gather and spend time together

- They always club together

Definition categories: social, assemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet

3. strike with a club or a bludgeon

Similar word(s): bludgeon

Definition categories: contact, hit

4. gather into a club-like mass

- club hair

Definition categories: contact, collect, garner, gather

Sentences with club as a verb:

- He clubbed the poor dog.

- a medical condition with clubbing of the fingers and toes

- We went clubbing in Ibiza.

- to club the expense

- to club exertions