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Do I call them clubbers or are there better words to describe them?

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Clubber is fine. It's a fairly new word that exists solely for that context. There are a good number of different words to describe different aspects of the behaviour of said person, but to simply state that they frequent clubs, 'clubber' is accurate. Similarly, there is the verb 'to club' or the gerund, '(go) clubbing' to describe the activity, though interestingly, that is much older. –  Karl Jan 3 '12 at 7:55
    
@Karl, Thanks for informing that Clubber is fine. I thought there are better words than Clubber. –  Larry Morries Jan 3 '12 at 9:19
    
To be precise, you could call them a "frequent clubber". –  Neil Coffey Jan 3 '12 at 17:31
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Word choice depends on what aspect of behavior you emphasize — drinking, dancing, talking loudly.

A carouser is one who "engages in a noisy or drunken social gathering".

A reveller is "one who revels; a party goer". (To revel is "to make merry; to have a gay, lively time", with gay meaning "happy, joyful, and lively".

Some far-less-specific words often used in the context of bar patrons are regulars, denizens ("One who frequents a place. [E.g.] The denizens of that pub are of the roughest sort."), and habitués ("One who frequents a place; a denizen or regular [E.g.] A month ago the new smoking ban turned thousands of bar-room habitues into reluctant exiles...")

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clubber

  1. One that wields a club.
  2. One who is active in a club.
  3. One who frequents nightclubs.

It is a slang. The activity of frequently visiting bars and clubs is clubbing.

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