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Sunday, August 27, 2006

Definitions for habitue

  1. One who habitually frequents a place.

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Citations for habitue
Here you will meet Disco Bean . . . , a 70s dance-clubhabitue who spends his days in an empty warehouse polishing his Latin hustle moves and pretending it's still 1978 and he's the next John Travolta. Stephen Holden, New York Times
Or as one jaded habitue of El Casbah observes when an unfamiliar face appears in the club: "She's new to cafe society." Stephen Holden, New York Times
Origin of habitue
1810-1820
Habitue is from the past participle of French habituer,
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