Definition of clubbable in English:

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clubbable

Pronunciation: /ˈklʌbəb(ə)l/

adjective

Suitable for membership of a club because of one’s sociability or popularity: his social world was inhabited exclusively by clubbable men
More example sentences
  • His predecessor rarely set foot in the White Heather Club, but he is a clubbable kind of chap.
  • Not being clubbable - indeed, not being admitted into some clubs - she rose above the leadership of the party before taking it.
  • Unmarried, very short, plump early in life, fat later, overdressed, vain, and watchful, Gibbon was easy to make fun of, and though he belonged to Johnson's Club, he was not a clubbable man.

Derivatives

clubbability

Pronunciation: /klʌˈbɪlɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • Nor should cooperation be confused with clubbability.
  • The rugby union World Cup in Australia was a festival of clubbability.
  • But he was hopping mad about this breach of senatorial clubbability and rang the old boy to complain.

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