Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man who is a member of a club or clubs, especially one who is active in club life.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A man who attends a social club.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who carries a club; one who fights with a club.

Etymologies

club +‎ man (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Mostly colour coded in red and wood, all of the furniture is home made and the chair is a cobra bucket seat salvaged from an old mini clubman.

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  • Holdsworthy treated him more like a brother than a mere fellow-clubman, watching over him, advising him, and introducing him to the magnates of the local financial world.

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  • At the words game plan an enraged Tory harrumphed the word "disgusting!" like a Pall Mall clubman burping up a liver and onion supper.

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  • Yes; he was a clubman and a society man, the sort that grace social functions and utter inanities with

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  • Therein, one Jack Lennon, clubman and bon vivant, tells a friend identified only as Golden Youth, "The world, dear chap, is the only original and simon-pure synonym for hell."

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  • He is that familar bugaboo of Jack's, a clubman and a society man, "the sort that grace social functions and utter inanities with a charm and unction which are indescribable; the sort that talk big, and cry over a toothache; the sort that put more hell into a woman's life by marrying her than can the most graceless libertine that ever browsed in forbidden pastures."

    “There be things greater than our wisdom, beyond our justice.”

  • The larger and longer arc — of the declension from Angry Young Man to clubman and gouty curmudgeon — is the one that many critics confidently expected Leader to follow.

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