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habitué

See also: habitue

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French habitué past participle of habituer (to frequent), from Late Latin habituare (to habituate), from Latin habitus. Date: 1818

NounEdit

habitué (plural habitués)

  1. One who frequents a place; a denizen or regular
    A month ago the new smoking ban turned thousands of bar-room habitués into reluctant exiles from their usual corner seat.
    • 1893, Walter Besant, The Ivory Gate, Ch.III:
      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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habitué m (feminine habituée, masculine plural habitués, feminine plural habituées)

  1. past participle of habituer

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NounEdit

habitué m, f (invariable)

  1. regular (customer)

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VerbEdit

habitué

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