clubbish


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clubbish

(ˈklʌbɪʃ)
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clubby
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Adj.1.clubbish - effusively sociable; "a clubbish set"; "we got rather clubby"
sociable - inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious"
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And in David Copperfield, too, Steerforth uses the same clubbish register in respect of Traddles, though there with an inflection of patronage: "I extolled Traddles in reply, as highly as I could; for I felt that Steerforth rather slighted him.
With clubbish kicks and snares and monumental build-ups before ecstatic crashes, Worlds is surely the work of someone who knows how to make popular dance music.
The stairs draw visitors through a range of study and collaboration spaces: Adjacent to the main lobby, a triple-height reading lounge entices visitors with sexy armchairs and a clubbish mood.
The exclusively male membership of institutions like the Royal and the Surrey had recourse to their clubbish libraries and conversation rooms, but the public face of these institutions was their well-publicized literary and scientific lectures, often in parallel series (see fig.
a solitary, despised outsider confronting a powerful, clubbish ruling class.
This book opens up the clubbish world Madoff operated, tracing the links from The Hamptons to the salons and clubs of Manhattan society and revealing how the underlying sense of insecurity still shapes some of the richest and most successful individuals in America.
As a journalist who stalks Krogh, Minty relies on the old solidity of a strict religious code, a clubbish devotion to Harrow, his Alma Mater, and a Victorian intolerance of the flesh.
There was even a good deal of pining among West Germans for their secure and prosperous 'Bonn Republic' and many Western Europeans also regretted the passing of the richer, more clubbish European Union of the 1980s.
Pic lays out in no uncertain terms how a form of clubbish amateur recreation became a business sport through the creation of a star system of champions--exactly as every other pro sport began.
We want this location to be almost clubbish with a hotel look and feel," Yerushalmi said.
The rest of our culture is gathering at Starbucks back into a clubbish coffee house society of the in-crowd, bound by style and taste in ways that are strikingly similar to the world of the early eighteenth century.