- clip joint
- nouna place of entertainment where high prices are charged for poor entertainment• Hypernyms: ↑spot
* * *noun1. : a place of public entertainment (as a café or nightclub) that makes a practice of defrauding patrons (as by gross overcharging)2. : a business establishment regarded as making a practice of overcharging
* * *1. Slang. a business, esp. a place of entertainment, that makes a practice of overcharging or cheating customers.2. Masonry. a mortar joint made higher than usual in order to level the course above.[1930-35, Amer.]
* * *clip joint noun (slang)A place of entertainment, eg a night-club, where customers are overcharged or cheated• • •Main Entry: ↑clip
* * *clip joint,U.S. Slang. a store, bar, amusement place, or other place of business, where customers are overcharged or otherwise defrauded.
* * *n. informal a nightclub or bar that charges exorbitant prices
* * *noun, pl ⋯ joints [count]slang : a business (such as a bar or nightclub) that makes its customers pay too much money
* * *a ↑nightclub which charges prices that are too high
Useful english dictionary. 2012.