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

How to pronounce guest?

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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. Tom Voss:

    The tip amount should be based on a variety of variables including type of hotel — luxury vs. motel — cost of room, length of stay, degree that the guest communicates with the housekeeper and overall performance and satisfaction, hotel housekeepers work hard and are often paid little, so if the guest is satisfied, it is fashionable to tip.

  2. David Erbacher:

    We have 130 guest rooms we’re expecting anywhere between two to four guests per room. Which would probably be around 600 guests.

  3. 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.

  4. Mike Richards:

    Alex believed in the importance of' Jeopardy !' and always said that Ken Jennings wanted the show to go on after Ken Jennings, we will honor Alex's legacy by continuing to produce the game Alex Trebek `` Alex loved with smart contestants and challenging clues. By bringing in familiar guest hosts for the foreseeable future, our goal is to create a sense of community and continuity for our viewers.

  5. Simondes of Ceos:

    Where as gold is the kindest of all hosts when it shines in the sky, it comes an evil guest unto those that receive it in their hand.

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