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adjective guest pronunciation in American English /ɡest/
  1. 1
    provided for guests to use

    a set of guest towels

    a TV in the guest lounge

  2. 2
    appearing by invitation to perform at an event

    a regular guest conductor with orchestras all over the world

    guest speaker/lecturer:

    Tonight’s guest speaker is Peter Bell.

    guest star:

    The show frequently features well-known guest stars.

  3. 3
    relating to guests
    guest list:

    Is she on the guest list for our wedding?


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