- The definition of clientele are the customers of a business or professional.
The regulars at a bar are an example of clientele.
Origin: French clientèle ; from Classical Latin clientela, relation of patron and client, patronage: see client
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- The clients of a professional person or practice considered as a group.
- A body of customers or patrons: a restaurant's clientele.
Origin: French clientèle, from Latin clientēla, clientship, from cliēns, client; see client.