Definition of clip joint in English:

clip joint

Translate clip joint into Spanish

noun

informal
  • A nightclub or bar that charges exorbitant prices.

    • ‘clip joints more interested in overcharging for drinks than delivering a show’
    • ‘He also enthusiastically encouraged her in her plan to become a nightclub hostess and she duly went to work in a clip joint off Piccadilly.’
    • ‘The bio-medical scientist had been lured into the Soho clip joint.’
    • ‘The film opens with a flashback to explain how long term fixture and resident clown Eddie came to work at the famous clip joint.’
    • ‘Entertainment is ancillary, a bit of corporate spin and gloss to soften the image of the company as a gaming clip joint.’
    • ‘Read her experiences finding a new clip joint & a stylist anyone could love.’
    • ‘Believe it or not pal, tourists do stay away from these clip joints, if and when they are aware of this racist policy.’
    nightclub, club, boîte, supper club

Pronunciation

clip joint

/ˈklip ˌjoint/ /ˈklɪp ˌdʒɔɪnt/