habitué

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ha·bit·u·é

 (hə-bĭch′o͞o-ā′, hə-bĭch′o͞o-ā′)
n.
One who frequents a particular place, especially a place offering a specific pleasurable activity.

[French, from past participle of habituer, to accustom, frequent, from Old French, from Late Latin habituārī, to be in a condition; see habituate.]

habitué

(həˈbɪtjʊˌeɪ)
n
a frequent visitor to a place
[C19: from French, from habituer to frequent]

ha•bit•u•é

(həˈbɪtʃ uˌeɪ, -ˌbɪtʃ uˈeɪ)

n.
a frequent or habitual visitor to a place.
[1810–20; < French]

habitué

A French word meaning frequented, used to mean someone who often goes to a particular place.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.habitue - a regular patron; "an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
frequenter, patron - a regular customer

habitué

noun frequent visitor, regular (informal), frequenter, regular patron, constant customer They were habitués of this bar.
Translations

habitué

habituée [həˈbɪtjʊeɪ] Nasiduo/a m/f, parroquiano/a m/f

habitué

[həˈbɪtʃueɪ] nhabitué(e) m/f

habitué

nregelmäßiger Besucher, regelmäßige Besucherin, Habitué m (geh, Aus); (in pubs etc) → Stammgast m
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Each habitue brought his cane, his cloak, his lantern.
Preoccupied by the sufferings he soothed, lost in the depths of prayer, the Abbe de Sponde had periods of abstraction which the habitues of the house regarded as absent-mindedness.
Habitue a voire en l'Algerie son souffre-douleur, il a fini par trouver une nouvelle [beaucoup moins que] cible [beaucoup plus grand que].
J'ai pousse sur des terres arides, je suis habitue a la soif.
SUNA)- Les forces de securite dans l'Etat de l'Est-Darfour a arrete un certain nombre de gangs de vol armes qui ont habitue a pour attaquer et piller les camions commerciaux au depart de Khartoum au Darfour.
Certainly he is remembered for as a regular habitue of the annual Keith Folk Festival and is said to be a fine performer of Drumdelgie an interminable dirge about hard times down on the farm.
Fellowes, a Tory peer and country house habitue, knows that but still paints a rosy, sentimental picture of life in t'Big House "It's only entertainment," I hear you say.
Late at night they tend to behave like animals, but in the morning they look like bloodless carcasses" An unnamed Edinburgh Fringe habitue justifying the name of a new members' bar there as The Abattoir "When we did Jeeves And Wooster in the 1980s, Hugh Laurie, who was Bertie, had attended Eton but we still got complaints that his accent was too suburban" Actor Stephen Fry "The bulk of my 55 movies have leaned towards the dramatic but that doesn't mean I don't like comedy.
a chimneysweep & methadone clinic habitue in shamrock-
Chaque habitue, par son individualite et son rythme de frequentation, concourt a modeler le pub qu'il frequente.
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And Campus habitue and mentor Sandy Bodecker has just been named to the high post of Nike Czar.