guest (plural guests)
- A recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another.
- The guests were let in by the butler.
- A patron or customer in a hotel etc.
- Guests must vacate their rooms by 10 o'clock on their day of departure.
- An invited visitor or performer to an institution or to a broadcast.
- The guest for the broadcast was a leading footballer.
- (computing) A user given temporary access to a system despite not having an account of their own.
- (zoology) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.
- (zoology) An inquiline.
- French: invité, invitée, hôte
- German: Gast
- Italian: ospite, invitato, convitato
- Portuguese: hóspede
- Russian: гость
- Spanish: huésped, visita, visitante, convidado, comensal
guest (guests, present participle guesting; past and past participle guested)
- (intransitive) to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast
- (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)
- (transitive, obsolete) To receive or entertain hospitably.
- German: gastieren
- Russian: гости́ть