Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests.
  • noun A bed-and-breakfast.

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  • noun A small house near a main house, for lodging visitors.
  • noun A private house offering accommodation to paying guests; a boarding house; a bed and breakfast.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a house separate from the main house; for housing guests

Etymologies

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Old English gasthus, corresponding to guest +‎ house.

Examples

  • My guesthouse is on 16 de septiembre, in the heart of the Historic Center of Queretaro.

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  • But the guesthouse is a good distance from our real hotel.

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  • The library and adjacent guesthouse, which is expected to open in 2012, will cover 45,000 square feet and be within walking distance of the mansion.

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  • In 1984, after her husband's death, Betty opened Giraffe Manor as a guesthouse, which is now run by her son from her first marriage, Rick Anderson, and his wife, Bryony.

    To the Manor Born

  • At its best the guesthouse could be a world unto itself, moderately cool in the blazing afternoon, far from lavish, yet still a trustworthy provider of clean bedsheets and bottled water and other ordinary comforts.

    Heaven Lake

  • At its best the guesthouse could be a world unto itself, moderately cool in the blazing afternoon, far from lavish, yet still a trustworthy provider of clean bedsheets and bottled water and other ordinary comforts.

    Heaven Lake

  • At the time it was bought, the DA labelled the guesthouse as then-Intelligence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's "folly".

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  • At its best the guesthouse could be a world unto itself, moderately cool in the blazing afternoon, far from lavish, yet still a trustworthy provider of clean bedsheets and bottled water and other ordinary comforts.

    Heaven Lake

  • At its best the guesthouse could be a world unto itself, moderately cool in the blazing afternoon, far from lavish, yet still a trustworthy provider of clean bedsheets and bottled water and other ordinary comforts.

    Heaven Lake

  • At its best the guesthouse could be a world unto itself, moderately cool in the blazing afternoon, far from lavish, yet still a trustworthy provider of clean bedsheets and bottled water and other ordinary comforts.

    Heaven Lake

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