- 1[only before noun] usual or typical of someone or something They waited for his habitual response. She sat smoking her habitual cigarette.
- 2(of an action) done, often in a way that is annoying or difficult to stop habitual complaining the habitual use of heroin
- 3 [only before noun] (of a person) doing something that has become a habit and is therefore difficult to stop a habitual criminal/drinker/liar, etc.
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adverb the dark glasses he habitually wore