About The Word Guest

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Guest Meaning & Definition
Guest Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Guest?

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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Guest: client | Edgar Albert Guest | Edgar Guest | invitee | node

Related Terms | Find terms related to Guest:

See Also | client | computer | computer network | computing device | computing machine | customer | data processor | electronic computer | house guest | houseguest | information processing system | journalist | no-show | overnighter | visitant | visitor | wedding guest

Guest In Webster's Dictionary

\Guest\, n. [OE. gest, AS. g[ae]st, gest; akin to OS., D., & G. gust, Icel gestr, Sw. g["a]st, Dan. Gj["a]st, Goth. gast, Russ. goste, and to L. hostis enemy, stranger; the meaning stranger is the older one, but the root is unknown. Cf. {Host} an army, {Hostile}.] 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 gueste, whom he had stayed that night. --Spenser. True friendship's laws are by this rule exprest. Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. --Pope.
\Guest\, v. t. To receive or entertain hospitably. [Obs.] --Sylvester.
\Guest\, v. i. To be, or act the part of, a guest. [Obs.] And tell me, best of princes, who he was That guested here so late. --Chapman.
\Guest\, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite. (b) An inquiline.

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