Habitue vs Hound - What's the difference?

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Habitue is a related term of hound.

As verbs the difference between habitue and hound

is that habitue is while hound is to persistently harass.

As a noun hound is

a dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals (hunt hound, hunting hound, hunting dog, hunter).



Alternative forms

* habitue


(en noun)
  • One who frequents a place; a denizen or regular
  • :
  • *
  • *:At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habituĂ©s , who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
  • A devotee.
  • hound



    (en noun)
  • A dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals. (hunt hound, hunting hound, hunting dog, hunter)
  • (by extension) Someone who seeks something.
  • * 1996 , Marc Parent, Turning Stones , , ISBN 0151002045, page 93,
  • On the way out of the building I was asked for my autograph. If I'd known who the signature hound thought I was, I would've signed appropriately.
  • * 2004 , , ISBN 0743486196, page 483,
  • I still do not know if he's taken on this case because he's a glory hound , because he wants the PR, or if he simply wanted to help Anna.
  • (by extension) A male who constantly seeks the company of receptive females.
  • * 1915 , , volume 122, number 787, December 1915, republished in ''Harper's Monthly Magazine , volume 122, December 1915 to May 1916, page 108,
  • "Are you alone, Goodson?
    "She had a good many successors, John."
    "You are such a hound , in that respect, Goodson," said Claywell, "and you have always been such a hound, that it astounds me to find you—unaccompanied."
  • A despicable person.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Boy! false hound !
  • * Elizabeth Walter, Come and Get Me
  • 'You blackmailing hound ,' the parrot said distinctly, in what Hodges recognized as General Derby's voice. Anstruther turned pale.
  • A houndfish.
  • (nautical, in the plural) Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.
  • A side bar used to strengthen portions of the running gear of a vehicle.
  • In more recent times, hound' has been replaced by ' dog but the sense remains the same.

    Derived terms

    * Afghan hound * autograph hound * bloodhound * clean as a hound's tooth * gazehound * greyhound, grayhound * hold with the hare and run with the hounds * hound dog * houndish * houndlike * houndly * houndstooth * houndy * publicity hound * rock hound * sighthound * wolfhound * boar hound * hell hound * war hound * hounds of war


    (en verb)
  • To persistently harass.
  • He hounded me for weeks, but I was simply unable to pay back his loan.