- 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
Examples from the Web for frequenter
Historical Examples of frequenter
One of these was a frequenter of the Queen's chapel whom he knew by sight.The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
The Frenchman is doubtless a frequenter, and may easily be found.
I was waiting for a friend who is a frequenter of the Institute.Blue Lights
It was the custom for the frequenter to lay his penny on the bar, on entering or leaving.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
He was an acquaintance and frequenter of Sir Erasmus Dreyden.Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)
- 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.