Crossword clues for nightclub
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
nightclub \nightclub\ n. An establishment providing entertainment (as singers, dancers, or comedy acts), usually open late into the night or early morning, typically serving alcoholic beverages and food.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink; "don't expect a good meal at a cabaret"; "the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night"; "he played the drums at a jazz club" [syn: cabaret, club, nightspot]
A nightclub (also known as a discothèque, disco, dance club or club) is an entertainment venue that usually operates late into the night. A nightclub is generally distinguished from bars, pubs or taverns by the inclusion of a dance floor and a DJ booth, where a DJ plays recorded music. The busiest nights for a nightclub are Friday and Saturday night.
Usage examples of "nightclub".
During their first few nights in Caracas, the grinning and too-tanned film star showered them with free champagne and front-row tickets to all the hottest nightclub shows.
He went down to the tramway entrance, took the tramcar to the Resort, and arrived at the nightclub just in time to see Pagliacci taking his bows.
As Marlowe walked down the wide sweep of stairs that led from the nightclub entrance to the heart of the bright darkness, the dance floor was dominated by a twenty-meter-tall image of Ann-Margret doing what looked like the Watusi to a dyged-up Buddy Holly song played close to the pain threshold.
The owners of nightclubs, striptease joints, peep shows, and brothels commonly traded these young women for a fee.
It was a nightclub to accommodate bad comedians, a theater-in-the-round for acrobats and animal acts, even subway seating for buskers with guitar cases open at their feet for tips.
The former husband was a nightclub comedian of Puerto Rican extraction named Jerry Cha-cha Rivera, who was shot as an innocent bystander during the robbery of a RAMJAC carwash in Hollywood.
Here a number of raucous nightclubs were buried, and lines of clubbers, oblivious to the freezing night air, shuffled patiently forward in their black nylon puffa-jackets like war babies queuing for rations.
The original nightclub would have required elaborate constructions involving plexiglass and nearly invisible cable to achieve this effect.
With the death of the disco era, the country was littered with graveyard nightclubs, which only needed a mike and a brick wall to be turned into comedy clubs.
The plushest of her many nightclubs had been the Star Winds lounge, where fifteen-limbed Rughjas had played the finest in swing-bob, and affluent passengers had danced the margengai-glide till all hours.
Pomeranian pooches, or maybe French poodles, and guys with whiskers, and nightclub entertainers, and I do not know what all else.
It is generally pretty quiet on Broadway along about four bells in the morning, because at such an hour the citizens are mostly in speakeasies, and nightclubs, and on this morning I am talking about it is very quiet, indeed, except for a guy by the name of Marvin Clay hollering at a young doll because she will not get into a taxicab with him to go to his apartment.
The old cheap hype: A vacationing Ontario businessman was shot and wounded Saturday night during an attempted robbery outside a Miami Beach nightclub.
He played nightclubs and theaters and auditoriums, and when those bookings ran out, he badgered Clifton Lawrence to book him into colleges.
A killer-hoodlum who longed to be a nightclub comic and got weepy over lost dogs and crippled kids brought a big-city police department to its knees with a wire recording: Vice cops taking bribes and chauffeuring prostitutes.