clubby

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

clubby (comparative clubbier, superlative clubbiest)

  1. Resembling or suggestive of a social club or clubhouse: congenial and exclusive.
  2. (informal) Who enjoys frequenting nightclubs.

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense of “resembling or suggestive of a social club”, the emphasis can be more on the congeniality (friendly, treating all guests as welcome insiders: compare family diner) or on the exclusivity; compare cliquey.