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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [huh-bich-oo-ey, -bich-oo-ey; French a-bee-twey]
    • /həˈbɪtʃ uˌeɪ, -ˌbɪtʃ uˈeɪ; French a biˈtweɪ/
    • /hæˈbɪt.juː.eɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [huh-bich-oo-ey, -bich-oo-ey; French a-bee-twey]
    • /həˈbɪtʃ uˌeɪ, -ˌbɪtʃ uˈeɪ; French a biˈtweɪ/

Definitions of habitue word

  • noun plural habitue a frequent or habitual visitor to a place: a habitué of art galleries. 1
  • noun habitue Alternative spelling of habitué. 1
  • countable noun habitue Someone who is a habitué of a particular place often visits that place. 0
  • noun habitue frequent visitor to a place 0
  • noun habitue a frequent visitor to a place 0
  • noun habitue a person who frequents a certain place or places 0

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Origin of habitue

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
1810-20; < French, noun use of masculine past participle of habituer < Late Latin habituāre. See habituate

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Parts of speech for Habitue


habitue popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

habitue usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for habitue

noun habitue

  • client — A client of a professional person or organization is a person or company that receives a service from them in return for payment.
  • customer — You can use customer in expressions such as a cool customer or a tough customer to indicate what someone's behaviour or character is like.
  • frequenter — happening or occurring at short intervals: to make frequent trips to Tokyo.
  • patron — (in Mexico and the southwestern U.S.) a boss; employer.
  • regular — usual; normal; customary: to put something in its regular place.

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