Definition of "club" []

  • A stout heavy stick, usually thicker at one end, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel. (noun)
  • Sports An implement used in some games to drive a ball, especially a stick with a protruding head used in golf. (noun)
  • Games A black figure shaped like a trefoil or clover leaf on certain playing cards. (noun)
  • Games A playing card with this figure. (noun)
  • Games The suit of cards represented by this figure. (noun)
  • A stout stick, usually with one end thicker than the other, esp one used as a weapon (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A stick or bat used to strike the ball in various sports, esp golf (noun)
  • A group or association of people with common aims or interests (noun)
  • The room, building, or facilities used by such a group (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • A building in which elected, fee-paying members go to meet, dine, read, etc (noun)
  • A commercial establishment in which people can drink and dance; disco (noun)
  • An organization, esp in a shop, set up as a means of saving (noun)
  • The black trefoil symbol on a playing card (noun)
  • A card with one or more of these symbols or (when pl) the suit of cards so marked (noun)
  • A spar used for extending the clew of a gaff topsail beyond the peak of the gaff (noun)
  • To beat with or as if with a club (verb)
  • To gather or become gathered into a group (verb)
  • To unite or combine (resources, efforts, etc) for a common purpose (verb)
  • To use (a rifle or similar firearm) as a weapon by holding the barrel and hitting with the butt (verb)
  • To drift in a current, reducing speed by dragging anchor (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "club" in a sentence
  • "But there's no question that the club is an acknowledged force on the pitch, having won three Premier League titles in the seven seasons since Mr. Abramovich's takeover."
  • "The prospective new owners of Liverpool could be discouraged from buying the club if next week's court action fails to force the deal through and the club is then placed into administration, incurring a nine‑point penalty from the Premier League."
  • "There was also a hint of arrogance: the club is the key, not the coach."