Guest - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡest|  American pronunciation of the word guest
Brit.  |ɡɛst|  British pronunciation of the word guest

noun

- a visitor to whom hospitality is extended (syn: invitee)
- United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
- a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
- (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network (syn: client, node)

Examples

Our guests should be arriving soon.

Only invited guests are allowed inside the banquet hall.

He played at the country club as a guest of one of the members.

Our guests receive the finest quality service.

Frequent guests receive a discount.

You should make a guest list of who you want to invite.

Our special guest on the programme is Robert de Niro.

He was a famous singer who guested on several pops.

You are here as my guests.

Most of the wedding guests had left.

Among the invited guests were Jerry Brown and Elihu Harris.

The actress was guest of honour (=the most important guest) at the launch.

I've nearly finished the guest list for the wedding.

We have guests staying right now.

Use of the sauna is free to guests.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: guest
he/she/it: guests
present participle: guesting
past tense: guested
past participle: guested
noun
singular: guest
plural: guests
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