A nightclub is a bar or a disco where people can dance or be entertained late into the night. There are many nightclubs in New York City, but there are no nightclubs at all in most tiny Vermont villages.

Visitors to a nightclub can eat and drink; watch singers, dancers, or comedians perform; and usually also dance to live music or songs played by a DJ. You can also call a nightclub a "club" for short — the dance floor is what distinguishes it from a bar or a pub. The word nightclub sounds modern, but it dates from the late nineteenth century.

Definitions of nightclub
  1. 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
    “the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night”
    synonyms: cabaret, club, night club, nightspot
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    dive, honkytonk
    a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    supper club
    usually a small luxurious nightclub
    type of:
    a business establishment for entertainment
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