- happening or occurring at short intervals: to make frequent trips to Tokyo.
- constant, habitual, or regular: a frequent guest.
- located at short distances apart: frequent towns along the shore.
- to visit often; go often to; be often in: to frequent the art galleries.
Origin of frequent
Related Words for frequentedhaunt, affect, overrun, attend, patronize, resort, play, revisit, hit, infest
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Contemporary Examples of frequented
They also frequented online chat rooms where fellow Islamic zealots teed off with venomous rants about their hate for infidels.Post Office Robbers More Wanted Than ISIS
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Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Cezanne all frequented the circus and adopted it as a topic.We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus
November 27, 2014
Women may have frequented bohemian bars, but on the whole it was friendships and private networks.Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance
September 30, 2014
There are three basic venues that get frequented by those prowling for sex on the streets of Brazil.The World Cup of Prostitution: How the Soccer Tourney Is Affecting Brazil’s Sex Workers
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He frequented Turkish baths and commented in his diaries of the physical virtues of sailors.The Concealed Genius of Alec Guinness
June 12, 2014
Historical Examples of frequented
They were, one and all, from the broadest and best to the narrowest and least frequented, very dark.Barnaby Rudge
But they were all down upon Dubuche, who frequented women in society.His Masterpiece
He used, however, a greater discretion in the resorts he frequented.The Lion's Skin
As for me, I pretend not to justify them, and will only relate for what reason they frequented Socrates.
Waimea, Kauai, and Kealakekua bay were the two harbors most frequented by them.The Hawaiian Islands
The Department of Foreign Affairs
- recurring at short intervals
- constant or habitual
- (tr) to visit repeatedly or habitually
Word Origin for frequent
mid-15c., "ample, profuse," from Middle French frequent, or directly from Latin frequentem (nominative frequens) "crowded, repeated," of uncertain origin. Meaning "common, usual" is from 1530s; that of "happening at short intervals, often recurring" is from c.1600.
late 15c., from Middle French frequenter, from Latin frequentare "visit regularly," from frequentem (see frequent (adj.)). Related: Frequented; frequenting.