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guest

  

      n  
1    a person who is entertained, taken out to eat, etc., and paid for by another  
2   
a    a person who receives hospitality at the home of another  
a weekend guest     
b    (as modifier)  
the guest room     
3   
a    a person who receives the hospitality of a government, establishment, or organization  
b    (as modifier)  
a guest speaker     
4   
a    an actor, contestant, entertainer, etc., taking part as a visitor in a programme in which there are also regular participants  
b    (as modifier)  
a guest appearance     
5    a patron of a hotel, boarding house, restaurant, etc.  
6      (Zoology)      a nontechnical name for       inquiline  
7    be my guest  
Informal   do as you like  
      vb  
8    intr   (in theatre and broadcasting) to be a guest  
to guest on a show     
     (Old English giest guest, stranger, enemy; related to Old Norse gestr, Gothic gasts, Old High German gast, Old Slavonic gosti, Latin hostis enemy)  


guest beer  
      n   a draught beer stocked by a bar, often for a limited period, in addition to its usual range  
guest rope  
      n     (Nautical)   any line sent or trailed over the side of a vessel as a convenience for boats drawing alongside, as an aid in warping or towing, etc.  
house guest  
      n   a guest at a house, esp. one who stays for a comparatively long time  
paying guest  
      n      a euphemism for       lodger     (Abbrev.)    PG  
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