Definition of habit


  • an established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening". Synonyms: wont.
  • (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits", "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair", "long use had hardened him to it". Synonyms: use.
  • a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order.
  • the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal); "a shrub of spreading habit".
  • attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire). Synonyms: riding habit.
  • excessive use of drugs. Synonyms: drug abuse, substance abuse.


  • put a habit on.

Related words

cleanliness, frock, ritual.

Rhymes with habit

abbot, cabot, inhabit, rabbit.

Start with habit

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End with habit

inhabit, cohabit, reinhabit.

More information about habit

habit unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • habit is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 10 points
  • habit is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
  • habit is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 10 points
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