noun Date: 1836 a usually wealthy man given to club life

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  • clubman — CLÚBMAN, clubmeni, s.m. Membru al unui club. – Din fr., engl. clubman. Trimis de baron, 23.01.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  clubmán s. m., pl. clubmáni Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CLÚBMAN s.m …   Dicționar Român

  • clubman — ⇒CLUBMAN, subst. masc. Habitué des cercles (cf. club1 B). Elle [Berthe] s était éprise follement d un clubman dont le seul talent consistait à s habiller comme à Londres (P. BOURGET, Physiologie de l amour moderne, 1890, p. 167). Les « clubmen »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • clubman — [klub′mən, klub′man΄] n. pl. clubmen [klub′mən, klub′men΄] a man who is a member of, or spends much time at, a private club or clubs …   English World dictionary

  • clubman — noun A man who attends a social club. The fattest clubman in London. He sits at one of the little club tables in the huge bay by the fire, stuffing …   Wiktionary

  • clubman — clubmanship, n. /klub meuhn, man /, n., pl. clubmen / meuhn, men /. a man who belongs to a club, esp. a fashionable club, and is active in club life. [1590 1600; CLUB + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • clubman — club·man || klÊŒbmÉ™n n. active member of a fashionable club …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clubman — club·man …   English syllables

  • clubman — /ˈklʌbmən/ (say klubmuhn) noun (plural clubmen) a man who is a member, especially an active member, of a fashionable club. –clubwoman, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • clubman —  (pl. clubmen ou clubmans)  n.m. Sportif qui a l esprit de club …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • clubman — ˈ ̷ ̷mən , ˌman, ˌmaa(ə)n noun (plural clubmen) Etymology: club (I) (association) + man : a man given to club life; especially : a usually wealthy man belonging to one or more exclusive clubs …   Useful english dictionary

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