Lounge vs. Club - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Lounge (noun)

    A waiting room in an office, airport etc.

  • Lounge (noun)

    A domestic living room.

  • Lounge (noun)

    An establishment, similar to a bar, that serves alcohol and often plays background music or shows television.

  • Lounge (noun)

    A large comfortable seat for two or three people or more, a sofa or couch; also called lounge chair.

  • Lounge (noun)

    The act of one who lounges; idle reclining.

  • Lounge (verb)

    To relax; to spend time lazily; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.

  • Club (noun)

    A heavy stick intended for use as a weapon or playthingWp.

  • Club (noun)

    An association of members joining together for some common purpose, especially sports or recreation.

  • Club (noun)

    An implement to hit the ball in certain ball games, such as golf.

  • Club (noun)

    A joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund.

  • Club (noun)

    An establishment that provides staged entertainment, often with food and drink, such as a nightclub.

    "She was sitting in a jazz club, sipping wine and listening to a bass player's solo."

  • Club (noun)

    A black clover shape (♣), one of the four symbols used to mark the suits of playing cards.

  • Club (noun)

    The fees associated with belonging to such a club.

  • Club (noun)

    Any set of people with a shared characteristic.

    "You also hate Night Court?"

    "Join the club."

    "Michael stood you up?"

    "Welcome to the club."

  • Club (noun)

    A club sandwich.

  • Club (noun)

    The slice of bread in the middle of a club sandwich.

  • Club (verb)

    to hit with a club.

    "He clubbed the poor dog."

  • Club (verb)

    To join together to form a group.

  • Club (verb)

    To combine into a club-shaped mass.

    "a medical condition with clubbing of the fingers and toes"

  • Club (verb)

    To go to nightclubs.

    "We went clubbing in Ibiza."

    "When I was younger, I used to go clubbing almost every night."

  • Club (verb)

    To pay an equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense.

  • Club (verb)

    To raise, or defray, by a proportional assessment.

    "to club the expense"

  • Club (verb)

    To drift in a current with an anchor out.

  • Club (verb)

    To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion.

  • Club (verb)

    To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end.

    "to club exertions"

  • Club (verb)

    To turn the breech of (a musket) uppermost, so as to use it as a club.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Lounge (verb)

    lie, sit, or stand in a relaxed or lazy way

    "several students were lounging about reading papers"

  • Lounge (noun)

    a public room in a hotel, theatre, or club in which to sit and relax

    "a TV lounge"

    "the hotel has a pleasant lounge and bar"

  • Lounge (noun)

    a seating area in an airport for waiting passengers

    "the departure lounge"

  • Lounge (noun)

    a sitting room in a house.

  • Lounge (noun)

    an act or spell of lounging.

  • Club (noun)

    an association dedicated to a particular interest or activity

    "I belong to a photographic club"

    "the club secretary"

  • Club (noun)

    the premises used by a particular club

    "a social club"

    "a jazz club"

  • Club (noun)

    an organization offering members social amenities, meals, and temporary residence

    "we had dinner at his club"

  • Club (noun)

    a commercial organization offering members special benefits

    "a shopping club"

  • Club (noun)

    a group of people or nations having something in common

    "the wild man of the movies refused to join the teetotal club"

  • Club (noun)

    an organization constituted to play matches in a particular sport

    "a football club"

  • Club (noun)

    a nightclub playing fashionable dance music

    "the club scene"

  • Club (noun)

    a heavy stick with a thick end, used as a weapon

    "they beat him with a wooden club"

  • Club (noun)

    short for golf club

  • Club (noun)

    one of the four suits in a conventional pack of playing cards, denoted by a black trefoil.

  • Club (noun)

    a card of such a suit.

  • Club (verb)

    combine with others so as to collect a sum of money for a particular purpose

    "friends and colleagues clubbed together to buy him a present"

  • Club (verb)

    go out to nightclubs

    "she enjoys going clubbing in Oxford"

  • Club (verb)

    beat (a person or animal) with a club or similar implement

    "the islanders clubbed whales to death"

Webster Dictionary

  • Lounge (verb)

    To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.

  • Lounge (noun)

    An idle gait or stroll; the state of reclining indolently; a place of lounging.

  • Lounge (noun)

    A piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may lie or recline.

  • Club (noun)

    A heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded with the hand; a weapon; a cudgel.

  • Club (noun)

    Any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the trefoil or clover leaf. (pl.) The suit of cards having such figure.

  • Club (noun)

    An association of persons for the promotion of some common object, as literature, science, politics, good fellowship, etc.; esp. an association supported by equal assessments or contributions of the members.

  • Club (noun)

    A joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund.

  • Club

    To beat with a club.

  • Club

    To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion.

  • Club

    To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions.

  • Club

    To raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense.

  • Club (verb)

    To form a club; to combine for the promotion of some common object; to unite.

  • Club (verb)

    To pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense; to pay for something by contribution.

  • Club (verb)

    To drift in a current with an anchor out.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Lounge (noun)

    an upholstered seat for more than one person

  • Lounge (noun)

    a public room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait

  • Lounge (verb)

    sit or recline comfortably;

    "He was lounging on the sofa"

  • Lounge (verb)

    be about;

    "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"

    "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

  • Club (noun)

    a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together;

    "each club played six home games with teams in its own division"

  • Club (noun)

    a formal association of people with similar interests;

    "he joined a golf club"

    "they formed a small lunch society"

    "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

  • Club (noun)

    stout stick that is larger at one end;

    "he carried a club in self defense"

    "he felt as if he had been hit with a club"

  • Club (noun)

    a building occupied by a club;

    "the clubhouse needed a new roof"

  • Club (noun)

    golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball

  • Club (noun)

    a playing card in the minor suit of clubs (having one or more black trefoils on it);

    "he led a small club"

    "clubs were trumps"

  • Club (noun)

    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"

  • Club (verb)

    unite with a common purpose;

    "The two men clubbed together"

  • Club (verb)

    gather and spend time together;

    "They always club together"

  • Club (verb)

    strike with a club or a bludgeon

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