Haunt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Haunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Haunting.]
1. To frequent; to resort to frequently; to visit pertinaciously or intrusively; to intrude upon.
You wrong me, sir, thus still to haunt my house. --Shak.
Those cares that haunt the court and town. --Swift.
2. To inhabit or frequent as a specter; to visit as a ghost or apparition; -- said of spirits or ghosts, especially of dead people; as, the murdered man haunts the house where he died.
Foul spirits haunt my resting place. --Fairfax.
3. To practice; to devote one's self to. [Obs.]
That other merchandise that men haunt with fraud . . . is cursed. --Chaucer.
Leave honest pleasure, and haunt no good pastime. --Ascham.
4. To accustom; to habituate. [Obs.]
Haunt thyself to pity. --Wyclif.
adj 1: continually recurring to the mind; "haunting memories"; "the
cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting
beauty"- Claudia Cassidy [syn: persistent]
2: having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect; "from two
handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of