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nightclub

[nahyt-kluhb] /ˈnaɪtˌklʌb/
noun
1.
Also, night club. an establishment for evening entertainment, generally open until the early morning, that serves liquor and usually food and offers patrons music, comedy acts, a floor show, or dancing; nightspot.
verb (used without object), nightclubbed, nightclubbing.
2.
to visit nightclubs.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; night + club
Related forms
nightclubber, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nightclubbing

nightclub

/ˈnaɪtˌklʌb/
noun
1.
a place of entertainment open until late at night, formerly offering food, drink, a floor show, dancing, etc, but now usually featuring loud amplified music for dancing
Derived Forms
nightclubber, noun
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Contemporary definitions for nightclubbing
noun

the social activity of going to nightclubs, esp. on a regular basis; also called clubbing

Examples

Certain actresses have a reputation for nightclubbing.

Usage Note

nightclub v

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Word Origin and History for nightclubbing

nightclub

n.

also night-club, "club open at night," 1894, from night + club (n.) in the social sense.

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