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Definition of "country club" [coun•try club]

  • A suburban club for social and sports activities, usually featuring a golf course. (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.

Use "country club" in a sentence
  • "Soon I was past the country club and into the posh homes of the Cherry Creek neighborhood, with houses that looked like they should have been on the covers of architecture magazines."
  • "I don't know if you've ever been to a country club like Maidstone, but there's this feeling of medicated calm, as if the whole place, from the well-seeded sod to the cloudless sky, has taken a Vicodin, then washed it down with a martini."
  • "Of all of my trustees, Pete Falwell came the closest to being exactly what he appeared to be: a country club capitalist who was so Republican and conservative that he made William F. Buckley look like Cesar Chavez."