What does guest mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guest, inviteenoun

    a visitor to whom hospitality is extended

  2. Guest, Edgar Guest, Edgar Albert Guestnoun

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

  3. guestnoun

    a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.

  4. node, client, guestnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. guestnoun

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

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

  2. guestnoun

    a patron or customer in a hotel etc.

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

  3. guestnoun

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

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

  4. guestverb

    to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast

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

  5. guestverb

    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. Guestnoun

    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. Guestverb

    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. Guestverb

    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. Joshua Greene:

    She was an excellent houseguest according to my mom and dad, she was never needy. She would keep to herself. She knew she had the run of the house. The guest room had its own entrance and exit. They played charades and cards. Gene Kelly, who was probably one of the greatest charade players of all time, was unstoppable. Marilyn was always like a little girl watching a master at work because when Gene Kelly did his charades, everyone would stop in awe… She loved to read and would sit quietly for hours and read books. And she loved music.

  2. Louis Walsh:

    The Pussycat Dolls are the guest.

  3. Polish Proverb:

    A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year.

  4. Jeffrey Fowle:

    I thought I was going to the detention camp, or to trial, or something. I went from my guest house to a nearby hotel, then some well-dressed North Korean man came in and said 'Kim Jong Un has recommended that you be released.' And that was the first thing I heard about it.

  5. Alveda King:

    My favorite guest appearance before becoming a contributor was being on a Huckabee Christmas show, i appreciated the programming( during) the Christmas season and the propensity to include lineups with Contemporary Christian guests.

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