habitué

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See also: habitue and habitúe

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French habitué past participle of habituer (to frequent), from Late Latin habituare (to habituate), from habitus.

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Noun[edit]

habitué (plural habitués)

  1. One who frequents a place. [from 1818]
    Synonyms: denizen, regular
    A month ago the new smoking ban turned thousands of bar-room habitués into reluctant exiles from their usual corner seat.
    • 1892, Walter Besant, chapter III, in The Ivory Gate: A Novel, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, [], OCLC 16832619:
      At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors. [] In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
  2. A devotee.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /a.bi.tɥe/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

habitué m (feminine singular habituée, masculine plural habitués, feminine plural habituées)

  1. past participle of habituer

Noun[edit]

habitué m (plural habitués)

  1. a regular, a denizen (a frequent customer)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French habitué.

Noun[edit]

habitué m, f (invariable)

  1. regular (customer)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French habitué.

Noun[edit]

habitué m (plural habitués)

  1. habitué; regular

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

habitué

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of habituar.