how to pronounce habit


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habit is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of habit in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is a very hard habit to shake it's so …”

meanings of habit


  1. Outward appearance; attire; dress.
  2. A piece of clothing worn uniformly for a specific activity.
  3. Form of growth or general appearance of a variety or species of plant or crystal.
  4. An action performed repeatedly and automatically, usually without awareness.
  5. A long piece of clothing worn by monks and nuns.
  6. An addiction.
  7. An action performed on a regular basis.


  1. To inhabit.
  2. To clothe.

words that rhyme with habit


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