from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One who is a recipient of hospitality at the home or table of another.
- noun One to whom entertainment or hospitality has been extended by another in the role of host or hostess, as at a party.
- noun One who pays for meals or accommodations at a restaurant, hotel, or other establishment; a patron.
- noun A distinguished visitor to whom the hospitality of an institution, city, or government is extended.
- noun A visiting performer, speaker, or contestant, as on a radio or television program.
- noun Zoology A commensal organism, especially an insect that lives in the nest or burrow of another species.
- intransitive verb To entertain as a guest.
- intransitive verb To appear as a guest.
- adjective Provided for guests.
- adjective Participating as a guest.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A stranger; a foreigner.
- noun A person received into one's house or at one's table out of friendship or courtesy; a person entertained gratuitously; a visitor sojourning in the house of, or entertained at table by, another.
- noun A person entertained for pay, as at an inn or in a boarding-house; a boarder or lodger.
- noun In zoology, a parasite: as, “a dozen tapeworm guests,” Cobbold.
- To entertain as a guest; receive with hospitality.
- To act the part of a guest; be a guest.
- noun A dialectal variant of
ghost. Brockett. Compare larguest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb obsolete To be, or act the part of, a guest.
- transitive verb obsolete To receive or entertain hospitably.
- noun A visitor; a person received and entertained in one's house or at one's table; a visitor entertained without pay.
- noun A lodger or a boarder at a hotel, lodging house, or boarding house.
- noun Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.
- noun An inquiline.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a
recipientof hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another
- noun a
patronor customerin a hoteletc.
- noun an
invited visitoror performer to an institutionor to a broadcast
- verb intransitive to
appearas a guest, especially on a broadcast
- verb intransitive as a
musician, to playas a guest, providing an instrumentthat a band/orchestra does not normally have in its line up (for instance, percussionin a string band)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
- noun (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
- noun a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
- noun a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
You are my guest, or rather, I should say, _Lady Horsingham's guest_.
QUESTION: There are reports that they're in some kind of guest house, what they call a guest house.
GROSS: That's Joan Baez on the Smothers Brothers 'show in March of 1969, and my guest is our TV critic, David Bianculli, who's written a new book about the Smothers Brothers, called "Dangerously Funny."
(Soundbite of music) DAVIES: If you're just joining us, our guest is actor Michael Caine.
Joining me this week to grill our guest is our re-occurring character, Raymond Wiley!
He replied, O my lord, I would fain be thy guest this night, for the guest is the guest of Almighty
A round of golf at Inverness for a guest is about $140.
Senate looking in February to take this enforcement bill, sell it as an enforcement bill, and slip what they call a guest worker program on it.
SNOW: ... you've been in favor of a-- maybe an expansion of what they call the guest worker program.
Needless to say our guest is a busy man who is always promoting Canada's place in the new economy.