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clubby (adj.)

"of a social disposition," 1859, from club (n.) in the associative sense + -y (2). Related: Clubbily; clubbiness.

updated on July 02, 2013

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Definitions of clubby from WordNet

clubby (adj.)
effusively sociable;
we got rather clubby
Synonyms: clubbish
clubby (adj.)
befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior;
Synonyms: clannish / cliquish / snobbish / snobby
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