guest list


: a list of people who are invited to something (such as a party)
We were included in the guest list.

Examples of guest list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the nice things about getting married so late in life is the guest list sure is small! Amy Dickinson, The Denver Post, 1 June 2024 Though no official guest list was ever revealed, Swift and Kelce both reportedly scored invites this year. Lisa Gutierrez, Kansas City Star, 7 May 2024 The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were reportedly left off the guest list for the nuptials of the Duke of Westminster and Olivia despite Hugh being close to both Prince Harry, 39, and his estranged brother Prince William, 41. Can't get enough of PEOPLE's Royals coverage? Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 With its exclusive, mostly under-wraps guest list of 400, the Met Gala aims to raise money for the Met’s Costume Institute, which is the only department at the museum required to pay for itself, according to the Associated Press. Dina Kaur, The Arizona Republic, 6 May 2024 The Elms’ guest list included plenty of notables--celebrities, politicians, maybe even a few mobsters (especially during Prohibition) and on election night in 1948, one Harry S. Truman. Randy Mason, Kansas City Star, 15 May 2024 The guest list included members of Cincinnati's wealthy Lindner family, Republican fundraiser from Lexington Nate Morris, former Ohio GOP Chairs Jane Timken and Bob Paduchik, former Cincinnati City Councilman Chris Bortz, JTM CEO Tony Maas, Carlene and Bob Robinson, and Robert Heidt. Scott Wartman, The Enquirer, 15 May 2024 Each year, Wintour decides who makes the guest list and who’s relegated to the waitlist. Cady Lang, TIME, 2 May 2024 The guest list of two Winnipeg brides got two surprise additions in July 2017 when Kristen Stewart and wedding date supermodel Stella Maxwell decided to practice the great celebrity tradition of crashing weddings. Maria Yagoda, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024

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“Guest list.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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