Definition of clubland in US English:



  • The world of nightclubs and of people who frequent them.

    ‘he was already a star in clubland’
    as modifier ‘the show featured four clubland favorites’
    • ‘What happens next is probably not untypical for many clubland acts who have their dreams shattered.’
    • ‘How do you feel about clubland and the dance music industry at the moment - anything you would change?’
    • ‘There are a number of non-disco-oriented things happening in clubland.’
    • ‘When he sings Bedsitter, the timeless tale of clubland alienation, generations cheer in empathy.’
    • ‘Trained as a doorman to national standards, he is teaching the actors restraining techniques and telling clubland anecdotes to familiarise them with a bouncer's world.’
    • ‘Yet James Bond is no clubland hero: he is too much of a loner and not entirely a gentleman.’
    • ‘As I leave the reading and venture out into clubland, the question haunts me.’
    • ‘Having moved to London just in time to embrace its vibrant 1980s clubland scene, he now devotes his time to writing comedy sketches and radio plays as well as his artwork.’
    • ‘His clubland background also guarantees a cutting edge soundtrack for the bar.’
    • ‘We can now witness the wild world of early '80s London clubland in full-blown audiovisual glory.’
    • ‘As its founder explains, ‘The festival's a true representation of what's going on in clubland.’’