1. (archaic) Accustomed or used (to or with a thing).
2. (designating habitual behaviour) Accustomed, apt (to doing something).
- He is wont to complain loudly about his job.
- Like a 60-yard Percy Harvin touchdown run or a Joe Haden interception return, Urban Meyer’s jaw-dropping resignation Saturday was, as he’s wont to say, “a game-changer.” — Sunday December 27, 2009, Stewart Mandel, INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL, Meyer’s shocking resignation rocks college coaching landscape
1. an established custom
Similar word(s): habit
Sentences with wont as a noun:
- He awoke at the crack of dawn, as was his wont.
1. (transitive, archaic) To make (someone) used to; to accustom.
2. (intransitive, archaic) To be accustomed.