habitue habitue

Definition(s):

  • (n) a regular patron

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Of his five sons, most spectacular is the second-eldest, Sigourney Thayer, World War aviator, Paris habitue, theatre tyro, husband of Emily Davies Vanderbilt.
  2. Parisians know him as an invariable adjunct at Art Balls, masks, revels and routs, a constant habitue of Montparnasse cafes.

Quotes

  • "He had quite a reputation. He was a known habitue of the Downtown Eastside. Women were afraid of him," Ms Cameron said. "He was in a 'bad date book' at one of the prostitute's drop-in centres where they kept track of bad dates and warned...
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Stevie Cameron Source: BBC News

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