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Word of the Day 03/19/20 Habitué

Habitué (noun)
habitué [ huh-bich-oo-ey, -bich-oo-ey; French a-bee-twey ]


noun, plural ha·bit·u·és [huh-bich-oo-eyz, -bich-oo-eyz; French a-bee-twey].
1. a frequent or habitual visitor to a place: a habitué of art galleries.

WORDS RELATED TO HABITUE
client, customer, frequenter, patron, regular

Origin: 1810–20; < French, noun use of masculine past participle of habituer < Late Latin habituāre. See habituate

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR HABITUE
The police are determined to raid one of our establishments: they adopt the course of tracking an habitue.
THE YELLOW CLAW|SAX ROHMER

Once he found Rodney Page there, lounging about with the manner of a habitue.
DANGEROUS DAYS|MARY ROBERTS RINEHART

Especially, I would say, is this the attitude of the habitue of Montmartre.
EUROPE REVISED|IRVIN S. COBB

The spirit of our time and of our country knows no such thing, but the habitue of "society" hears constantly of "a good family."
THE WIT AND HUMOR OF AMERICA, VOLUME II. (OF X.)|VARIOUS

Enticed by degrees into this den of ruin, becoming fascinated with its games of chance, he is how an habitue.
AN OUTCAST|F. COLBURN ADAMS

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