Nightclub vs Discotheque - What's the difference?

nightclub | discotheque |


As nouns the difference between nightclub and discotheque

is that nightclub is a public or private establishment that is open late at night to provide entertainment, food, drink, music and/or dancing while discotheque is a nightclub where dancing takes place.

As a verb nightclub

is to visit a nightclub (or nightclubs) for entertainment.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

nightclub

English

Noun

(wikipedia nightclub)
  • A public or private establishment that is open late at night to provide entertainment, food, drink, music and/or dancing.
  • There are both gays and heteros in this nightclub .

    Verb

  • To visit a nightclub (or nightclubs) for entertainment.
  • Our first night in the big city we went out nightclubbing . The next morning we stayed in hung over.

    discotheque

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A nightclub where dancing takes place.
  • Synonyms

    * disco