Definitions for clambakeˈklæmˌbeɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clam•bakeˈklæmˌbeɪk(n.)

  1. a seaside picnic at which clams and other seafood are baked, traditionally on hot stones under a covering of seaweed.

  2. a noisy social gathering.

    Category: Informal

Origin of clambake:

1825–35, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clambake(noun)

    a cookout at the seashore where clams and fish and other foods are cooked--usually on heated stones covered with seaweed

Wiktionary

  1. clambake(Noun)

    a beach party in which clams and other food are cooked in a pit dug in the sand; the clams are cooked on hot stones and are covered with seaweed

  2. clambake(Verb)

    To smoke marijuana in an enclosed space such as a car with the windows up

  3. clambake(Adjective)

    fig. attrib. informal, makeshift, sloppy

    not in their Ivy privilege or clambake geography uE000120874uE001 New Yorker, 9-16 August 2004

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clambake(noun)

    the backing or steaming of clams on heated stones, between layers of seaweed; hence, a picnic party, gathered on such an occasion

Freebase

  1. Clambake

    Clambake is a 1967 musical film starring Elvis Presley, and co-starring Shelley Fabares and Bill Bixby—the last of his four films for United Artists. The movie reached no. 15 on the national weekly box office charts.

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