What does the word clientele mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A body of clients or adherents.

Usage examples for clientele

  1. Because legal ethics forbid a lawyer to advertise or solicit business openly, it is necessary for him to secure a standing and clientele by indirect methods. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  2. It possessed a regular clientele who knew the value of the little money they had, and who knew also how to appreciate sincere and accomplished cookery. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett