a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
Guest, Edgar Guest, Edgar Albert Guest(noun)
United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
node, client, guest(noun)
(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
a recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another
a patron or customer in a hotel etc.
an invited visitor or performer to an institution or to a broadcast
to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast
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)
Origin: From gest, from gestr, replacing Old English ġiest.
a visitor; a person received and entertained in one's house or at one's table; a visitor entertained without pay
to receive or entertain hospitably
to be, or act the part of, a guest
Origin: [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.]
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
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'guest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3997
Rank popularity for the word 'guest' in Nouns Frequency: #818
The numerical value of guest in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of guest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A pretty woman is a welcome guest.
A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year.
If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also.
A guest is like rain: when he lingers on, he becomes a nuisance.
A hotel isn't like a home, but it's better than being a house guest.
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Translations for guest
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- gas, klant, gaskunstenaar, klientAfrikaans
- гост, посетител, клиентBulgarian
- invitat, convidat, hosteCatalan, Valencian
- gæst, gæsteDanish
- Gast, gastierenGerman
- επισκέπτης, πελάτης, φιλοξενούμενος, προσκεκλημένος, φιλοξενούμαιGreek
- gonbidatu, ostalariBasque
- vieras, asiakasFinnish
- मेहमान, अतिथिHindi
- ospite, cliente, invitato, convitatoItalian
- 客, お客さん, 顧客, 客人, 来客Japanese
- hostis, hospesLatin
- гостинка, гостин, гостуваMacedonian
- hóspede, convidadoPortuguese
- giast, hospRomansh
- oaspete, musafirRomanian
- гостья, посетитель, постоялец, клиент, гость, посетительница, гостить, клиенткаRussian
- гост, гошћа, gost, gošćaSerbo-Croatian
- hosť, hostka, hostiaSlovak
- gostja, gost, gošćaSlovene
- mysafir, vizitorAlbanian
- gästa, gäst, gästartist, hotellgästSwedish
- مېھمانUyghur, Uighur
- khách, 客Vietnamese
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