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A person who visits a place often:‘he is an avid frequenter of discount supermarkets’
regular visitor to, regular customer of, regular client of, regular patron of, regular of, habitué of, familiar face at, haunter ofregular punter atView synonyms
- ‘Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim or handle of their ceramic cups.’
- ‘There are good reasons why some might think this was the wrong thing to do with hard-earned money collected from lottery players who tend not to be frequenters of high-art institutions.’
- ‘Both camps - the ecstatic Sundance fans and the confused multiplex frequenters - will have to hold off until then.’
- ‘Dad is an avid frequenter of discount supermarkets.’
- ‘As a frequenter of both Paris and Versailles, Saint-Germain soon became one of King Louis’ most trusted advisors.’
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