Definition of habitual
- habitual drunkards
- a habitual liar
- our habitual diet
- habitual grace
He was fired for his habitual lateness.
They went for their habitual evening walk.
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: done regularly or repeatedly
: doing something regularly or repeatedly
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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