Definitions for Guestgɛst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a person who spends some time at another's home in a social activity, as a visit or party.

  2. a person who receives the hospitality of a club, a city, or the like.

  3. a person who patronizes a hotel, restaurant, etc., for what it provides.

  4. an often well-known person invited to appear in a regular program, series, etc., as a substitute for a regular member or as a special attraction.

    Category: Showbiz

  5. Category: Zoology

    Ref: inquiline.

  6. (v.t.)to entertain as a guest.

  7. (v.i.)to be a guest; make an appearance as a guest.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  8. (adj.)provided for or done by a guest:

    a guest towel.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  9. participating or performing as a guest:

    a guest conductor.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of guest:

bef. 900; < ON gestr; r. OE gi(e)st, c. OS, OHG gast, Go gasts, L hostis; cf. host1, host2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. guest, invitee(noun)

    a visitor to whom hospitality is extended

  2. Guest, Edgar Guest, Edgar Albert Guest(noun)

    United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)

  3. guest(noun)

    a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.

  4. node, client, guest(noun)

    (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. guest(noun)ɛst

    sb you invite somewhere

    We have guests staying with us this weekend.; the guest list for the party

  2. guestɛst

    a famous person who appears briefly at an event

    our special guest; the guest artist/star/host

  3. guestɛst

    used to give permission in a friendly way; = feel free

    "Can I use your phone?" "Be my guest."


  1. guest(Noun)

    a recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another

  2. guest(Noun)

    a patron or customer in a hotel etc.

  3. guest(Noun)

    an invited visitor or performer to an institution or to a broadcast

  4. guest(Verb)

    to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast

  5. guest(Verb)

    as a musician, to play as a guest, providing an instrument that a band/orchestra does not normally have in its line up (for instance, percussion in a string band)

  6. Origin: From gest, from gestr, replacing Old English ġiest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guest(noun)

    a visitor; a person received and entertained in one's house or at one's table; a visitor entertained without pay

  2. Guest(verb)

    to receive or entertain hospitably

  3. Guest(verb)

    to be, or act the part of, a guest


  1. Guest

    Guest is the first studio album by Critters Buggin of Seattle, Washington and was released in 1994 on Stone Gossard's then new label Loosegroove. Guest was reissued by Kufala Recordings in 2004.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Guest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3997

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Guest' in Nouns Frequency: #818

Anagrams of Guest

  1. tegus

Translations for Guest

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a visitor received in a house, in a hotel etc

We are having guests for dinner; (also adjective) a guest bedroom.

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