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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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Examples from the web for nightclubs
  • The famous ward singers are the first gospel group to perform in nightclubs.
  • It still remains a popular song in nightclubs throughout the uk.
  • University students now meet at a number of local nightclubs, bars, and discotheques.
  • Openair restaurants, nightclubs and cabarets offer a wide variety of entertainment.
British Dictionary definitions for nightclubs

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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Word Origin and History for nightclubs

nightclub

n.

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

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