What does guest mean?

Definitions for guest
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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

Wiktionary

  1. guest(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From gest, from gestr, replacing Old English ġiest.

  2. guest(Noun)

    a patron or customer in a hotel etc.

    Etymology: From gest, from gestr, replacing Old English ġiest.

  3. guest(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From gest, from gestr, replacing Old English ġiest.

  4. guest(Verb)

    to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast

    Etymology: From gest, from gestr, replacing Old English ġiest.

  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)

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OE. gest, AS. gst, gest; akin to OS., D., & G. gast, Icel. gestr, Sw. gst, Dan. Gjst, Goth. gasts, Russ. goste, and to L. hostis enemy, stranger; the meaning stranger is the older one, but the root is unknown. Cf. Host an army, Hostile.]

  2. Guest(verb)

    to receive or entertain hospitably

    Etymology: [OE. gest, AS. gst, gest; akin to OS., D., & G. gast, Icel. gestr, Sw. gst, Dan. Gjst, Goth. gasts, Russ. goste, and to L. hostis enemy, stranger; the meaning stranger is the older one, but the root is unknown. Cf. Host an army, Hostile.]

  3. Guest(verb)

    to be, or act the part of, a guest

    Etymology: [OE. gest, AS. gst, gest; akin to OS., D., & G. gast, Icel. gestr, Sw. gst, Dan. Gjst, Goth. gasts, Russ. goste, and to L. hostis enemy, stranger; the meaning stranger is the older one, but the root is unknown. Cf. Host an army, Hostile.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Guest

    gest, n. a visitor received and entertained.—n. Guest′-cham′ber (B.), a chamber or room for the accommodation of guests.—v.i. Guest′en (Scot.), to stay as a guest.—adv. Guest′wise, in the manner or capacity of a guest. [A.S. gest, gæst; allied to Dut. and Ger. gast, L. hostis, stranger, enemy.]

Entomology

  1. Guest

    applied to those insects that live in nests or dwelling places of other species, not necessarily at the expense of the host.

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guest in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of guest in a Sentence

  1. Gemma Hulbert:

    It's pretty crazy, when we go into every guest cabin on a daily basis we open every product, every piece of makeup, every item of face-wash and we check the cap. You clean it so it looks like it's just come directly from the shop. If it's foundation you wipe everything perfectly clean.

  2. Jimmy Kimmel:

    I know it sounds crazy to say 'he was too young' but he was, he was youthful and funny and sharp and generous and I was fortunate not only to have Don on this show as my guest but also to become close to him and his wife Barbara which was a lot of fun for me.

  3. Michael Najjar:

    The intention was not at all to create a comfortable bedroom, it's more about creating an immersive environment which makes the hotel guest feel like living on a space station.

  4. Muslim Al Thahiry:

    These churches have been mushrooming here for years and the Christians are violating laws because they don't have permits, if the police or the government don't do anything about it, then don't blame the Muslims for getting emotional and responding. Islam shouldn't have to be a guest in its own home.

  5. Frank Stallone:

    I had done a few little guest spots, like the Lynda Carter specials, i then studied acting. But I kept busy. And so I actually learned on the job. I’ve done about 77 movies. A lot of them were lousy movies -- I ’m not gon na sit here and sugar-coat it. But they were all learning experiences for me.

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