noun guest·house \ˈgest-ˌhas\

: a building that is separate from the main house of a property and that is used for guests

: a small hotel; also : a private house that accepts paying guests

Full Definition of GUESTHOUSE

:  a building used for guests (as on an estate); especially :  a house run as a boardinghouse or bed-and-breakfast

Examples of GUESTHOUSE

  1. The estate includes a small guesthouse.

First Known Use of GUESTHOUSE

15th century


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