book club
noun Date: 1905 an organization that ships selected books to members usually on a regular schedule and often at discount prices

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • book club — UK US noun [C] COMMERCE ► a company that sells books to its members in the mail, often at lower prices than in a store: »Have you fallen behind on your book club payments? …   Financial and business terms

  • book club — n 1.) a club that offers books cheaply to its members 2.) a group of people who meet regularly to discuss a particular book they have all read …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • book club — book clubs N COUNT A book club is an organization that offers books at reduced prices to its members …   English dictionary

  • book club — book ,club noun count 1. ) a group of people who meet regularly to discuss books they have read 2. ) an organization that sells books at low prices to its members, usually by MAIL ORDER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • book club — book′ club n. an organization that sells books to its subscribers, usu. through the mail and often at a discount • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • book club — ► NOUN ▪ an organization which sells its subscribers selected books by mail order at reduced prices …   English terms dictionary

  • book club — ☆ book club n. a business that sends books, usually at reduced prices, to persons who agree to buy a minimum number of them annually …   English World dictionary

  • book club — 1. a company or other organization that sells books to its subscribers, often at a discount and usually through the mail. 2. a club organized for the discussion and reviewing of books. Also called, esp. Brit., book society. [1785 95] * * *… …   Universalium

  • book club — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms book club : singular book club plural book clubs 1) an organization that sells books at low prices to its members, usually by mail order 2) a group of people who meet regularly to discuss books they have read …   English dictionary

  • book club — club which sells books at a discount to its members; club which meets to discuss and review books …   English contemporary dictionary

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