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Meaning of GUEST

Pronunciation:  gest, gest

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

GUEST is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: client, Edgar Albert Guest, Edgar Guest, invitee, node
 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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
             To cheer his gueste, whom he had stayed that night.
             True friendship's laws are by this rule exprest.
             Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. --Pope.
  2. \Guest\, v. t.
    To receive or entertain hospitably. [Obs.] --Sylvester.
  3. \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.
  4. \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.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a guest in your dream means new challenges and interests in your life. Dreaming that you are a guest indicates a circumstance or problem in your life that is temporary.