Guest vs. Visitor

Guest vs. Visitor — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Guest and Visitor

Guestnoun

One who is a recipient of hospitality at the home or table of another.

Visitornoun

One that visits

Sunday afternoon visitors.lost the game to the visitors.

Guestnoun

One to whom entertainment or hospitality has been extended by another in the role of host or hostess, as at a party.

Visitornoun

Someone who visits someone else; someone staying as a guest.

Guestnoun

One who pays for meals or accommodations at a restaurant, hotel, or other establishment; a patron.

Visitornoun

Someone who pays a visit to a specific place or event; a sightseer or tourist.

Guestnoun

A distinguished visitor to whom the hospitality of an institution, city, or government is extended.

Visitornoun

Someone, or a team, that is playing away from home.

Guestnoun

A visiting performer, speaker, or contestant, as on a radio or television program.

Visitornoun

A person authorized to visit an institution to see that it is being managed properly.

Guestnoun

(Zoology) A commensal organism, especially an insect that lives in the nest or burrow of another species.

Visitornoun

(ufology) An extraterrestrial being on Earth for any reason.

Guestverb

To entertain as a guest.

Visitornoun

An object which lands or passes by Earth or its orbit.

Guestverb

To appear as a guest

guested on a television series.

Visitornoun

(British) A head or overseer of an institution such as a college (in which case, equivalent to the university's chancellor) or cathedral or hospital, who resolves disputes, gives ceremonial speeches, etc.

Guestadjective

Provided for guests

guest rooms.

Visitornoun

someone who visits

Guestadjective

Participating as a guest

a guest conductor.

Guestnoun

A recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another.

The guests were let in by the butler.

Guestnoun

A patron or customer in a hotel etc.

Guests must vacate their rooms by 10 o'clock on their day of departure.

Guestnoun

An invited visitor or performer to an institution or to a broadcast.

The guest for the broadcast was a leading footballer.

Guestnoun

(computing) A user given temporary access to a system despite not having an account of their own.

Guestnoun

(zoology) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.

Guestnoun

(zoology) An inquiline.

Guestverb

(intransitive) to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast

Guestverb

(intransitive) as a musician, to play as a guest, providing an instrument that a band/orchestra does not normally have in its line up (for instance, percussion in a string band)

Guestverb

To receive or entertain hospitably.

Guestnoun

a visitor to whom hospitality is extended

Guestnoun

United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)

Guestnoun

a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.

Guestnoun

(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

Guestadjective

staying temporarily;

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