habitué

noun ha·bi·tué \ hə-ˈbi-chə-ˌwā , ha- , -ˌbi-chə-ˈwā \
variants: or less commonly habitue
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of habitué

1 : a person who may be regularly found in or at a particular place or kind of place
  • café habitués
2 : devotee
  • an Internet habitué

Examples of habitué in a Sentence

  1. confirmed habitués of the theater, they support serious dramas as well as comedies and musicals

  2. a confirmed habitué of the country club, she keeps tabs on who's having an affair

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Origin and Etymology of habitué

French, from past participle of habituer to frequent, from Late Latin habituare to habituate, from Latin habitus


HABITUÉ Defined for English Language Learners

habitué

Definition of habitué for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is often at a specified place



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