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costumbre

habit, custom

noun

costumbre
feminine noun
1. habit, custom
  • tomar/perder la costumbre de hacer algo -> to get into/out of the habit of doing something
  • como de costumbre -> as usual
  • la cantidad de costumbre -> the usual amount
  • tener la costumbre de o tener por costumbre hacer algo -> to be in the habit of doing something
  • costumbres -> customs; (de país, cultura) habits (de persona)
  • no hay que perder las buenas costumbres -> we don't want to break with tradition

costumbre [cos-toom’-bray]
noun
1. Custom, habit, haunt, habitude, familiarity. (f)
  • Las costumbres de esta provincia -> the customs of this province
  • He perdido la costumbre -> I have got out of the habit
2. Custom, a law which has obtained force by usage. (f)
3. Custom, the common way of acting, fashion, established manner. (f)
  • Persona de buenas costumbres -> respectable person
4. Periodical indisposition of women, catamenia, courses. (f)
  • Costumbres -> customs, the characteristic manners and habits of a nation or a person

costumbre
1 (tradicional) custom;costumbres customs; ways
las costumbres de esta provincia the customs of this province; novela de costumbres novel of (local) customs and manners
2 [de una persona] habit
persona de buenas costumbres respectable person; decent person; he perdido la costumbre I've got out of the habit
tener la costumbre de hacer algo tener por costumbre hacer algo to be in the habit of doing sth
3
de costumbre (adj) usual; (adv) usually; como de costumbre as usual; más que de costumbre more than usual

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