Pronunciation Noun

guest (plural guests)

  1. A recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another.
    The guests were let in by the butler.
  2. A patron or customer in a hotel etc.
    Guests must vacate their rooms by 10 o'clock on their day of departure.
  3. An invited visitor or performer to an institution or to a broadcast.
    The guest for the broadcast was a leading footballer.
  4. (computing) A user given temporary access to a system despite not having an account of their own.
  5. (zoology) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.
  6. (zoology) An inquiline.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

guest (guests, present participle guesting; past and past participle guested)

  1. (intransitive) to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast
  2. (intransitive) 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)
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To receive or entertain hospitably.
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A visitor to any of the Disney theme parks

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