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.
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clubbable

(ˈklʌbəbəl) or

clubable

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

clubbable

[ˈklʌbəbl] ADJsociable
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clubbable

adjgeeignet, in einen Klub aufgenommen zu werden; (= sociable)gesellschaftsfähig
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Can you really imagine him exuding raw, down-and-dirty masculinity or deftly delivering an arch quip or some playful innuendo?
Tonally, you'd expect his Bond to be closer to Roger Moore's than Sean Connery's: a clubbable dandy who throws the odd well-timed punch rather than a violent brawler with pectorals that radiate power and aggression.
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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. The same was true when he took down Alger Hiss, whom Nixon knew (and Farrell knows) to have been a Communist spy even as he was serving in the upper reaches of the State Department.
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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).