A person who is invited to a special occasion or to a person’s house is referred to as a guest.

guests at a party

  • There were over 50 guests at their house.
  • The people who threw the party mingled among their guests.
  • A guest who got sick had to leave early.
  • All of the guests had a good time.

The word "guest" is also used for people who stay at hotels, customers at a business, and people who appear on television programs.

  • Hotel guests received a complimentary breakfast. (Breakfast was included in the cost of the room.)
  • A guest at the hotel left a twenty-dollar tip for the housekeeping staff.
  • Jay Leno had an interesting guest on his TV show last night.

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July 15, 2013