What does guest mean?

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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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. guest

    A customer or customers who go to a hotel or type of related business.

    Our friends arrived at the hotel for business and are so grateful for the hospitable welcome.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

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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How to say guest in sign language?

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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. Brenda Williams:

    Ms. Trump was the guest of IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, who was at the school to talk with students at Norwalk Early College Academy, students discussed their experiences in taking college classes while in high school, the benefits of their IBM internships and workplace experiences, and their plans for the future.

  2. Leslie Caldwell:

    While posing as a trusted friend and house guest, McCormack kidnapped his hosts' toddler child and sexually abused the child in local motels and parked cars.

  3. Larry Thomas:

    I see all these things, and I feel like I belong. And it's hard for a guest character to feel like you belong to anything, because you do a good job and you're gone.

  4. Assyrian Proverb:

    The tolerated Assyrians were those Assyrians who have accepted their unexpected guests to become the permanent residency of their homeland and yet they are not even the guest of another homeland?

  5. Ken Martin:

    We know for a fact in the industry that the majority of incidents involving amusement park rides is a result of human error, whether it’s from a park operator or guest, accidents don’t happen very often. But when they do, these horrible tragedies occur.

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