clubbable


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club·ba·ble

also club·a·ble  (klŭb′ə-bəl)
adj. Informal
Suited to membership in a social club; sociable.

clubbable

(ˈklʌbəbəl) or

clubable

adj
suitable to be a member of a club; sociable
ˌclubbaˈbility, ˌclubaˈbility n

club•ba•ble

or club•a•ble

(ˈklʌb ə bəl)

adj.
sociable; fit to join a social club.
[1775–85]
club`ba•bil′i•ty, club`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clubbable - inclined to club together; "a clubbable man"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
sociable - inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious"
Translations

clubbable

[ˈklʌbəbl] ADJsociable

clubbable

adjgeeignet, in einen Klub aufgenommen zu werden; (= sociable)gesellschaftsfähig
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His election to Congress in 1946 against wealthy incumbent Jerry Voorhis was resented by Washington society, which found the "handsome, pipe-smoking" Democrat properly liberal and clubbable.
He also comes across as a perfectly clubbable sort of fellow who reciprocates that respect to everyone he works with unless they give him a reason to do otherwise.
The ruthless manner in which these circles stifled the alleged second-rate thinkers induced many to claim that they also discriminated against innovations (such as Jevon's marginalism and Cliffe Leslie's historicism), or settled scores (such as the way Cairnes belittled his TCD contemporaries) or favoured insiders (such as the favourable treatment of the clubbable Fawcett compared to the shabby treatment of Hearn in distant Melbourne).
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The Zaleskis quote John Wain (one of the Oxford students to whom Lewis had been tutor) as having described the Inklings as "a circle of instigators, almost of incendiaries, meeting to urge one another on in the task of redirecting the whole current of contemporary art and life," but the Zaleskis themselves focus on what the Inklings have become: "Whatever the Inklings may have been during their most clubbable years, today they constitute a major literary force, a movement of sorts.
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