Example sentences for: inveterate

How can you use “inveterate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If necessity is the mother of invention, then its father is an inveterate tinkerer, with a large garage full of spare parts.

  • As a senator, he has been an inveterate distributor of pork and a fierce, successful advocate for the modernization of South Carolina.

  • It came so suddenly that Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the inveterate revolutionary who had led several earlier insurrections, was still abroad at the time.

  • When a city delegation marches on his tent and offers to set his family up in a new house, the inveterate burglar asks for a place in a wealthier neighborhood so that he'll be "closer to work."

  • This has the pseudo-shamefaced but essentially brass-necked mark of the inveterate punner.

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