habitué

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noun ha·bi·tué \hə-ˈbi-chə-ˌwā, ha-, -ˌbi-chə-ˈ\

Definition of habitué

  1. 1 :  a person who may be regularly found in or at a particular place or kind of place <café habitués>

  2. 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>

Variants of habitué

less commonly

habitue

Origin and Etymology of habitué

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


First Known Use: 1818


HABITUÉ Defined for English Language Learners

habitué

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noun ha·bi·tué \hə-ˈbi-chə-ˌwā, ha-, -ˌbi-chə-ˈ\

Definition of habitué for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is often at a specified place


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