REGULAR ACTIVITY [C, U] › something that you do regularly, almost without thinking about it: He's just eating out of habit - he's not really hungry.
be in/get into the habit of doing sth › to be used/get used to doing something regularly: She's not in the habit of going out every night. We don't want the children to get into the habit of watching a lot of TV.
BAD ACTIVITY [C, U] › something that you often do that is bad for your health or is annoying: He has some really nasty habits. We offer help to alcoholics who want to kick the habit. CLOTHING [C] › a long, loose piece of clothing worn by some religious groups: a monk's habit