Guest

Definition of Guest

Pronunciation: gĕst
n.1.A visitor; a person received and entertained in one's house or at one's table; a visitor entertained without pay.
To cheer his guests, whom he had stayed that night.
- Spenser.
True friendship's laws are by this rule exprest.
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Pope.
2.A lodger or a boarder at a hotel, lodging house, or boarding house.
3.(Zool.) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.
v. t.1.To receive or entertain hospitably.
v. i.1.To be, or act the part of, a guest.
And tell me, best of princes, who he was
That guested here so late.
- Chapman.

Related Words

impermanent, temporary, visiting
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