non·​guest | \ ˌnän-ˈgest How to pronounce nonguest (audio) \

Definition of nonguest

: a person who is not a guest nonguests of the hotel

Examples of nonguest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the royal family’s official website, guests and nonguests alike can find links to donate directly to the groups. Sarah Lyall,, "There’s a big wedding Saturday. Something about a prince marrying an American," 15 May 2018 On the royal family’s official website,, guests and nonguests alike can find links to donate directly to the groups. Caity Weaver, The Seattle Times, "Wait, what’s this about a royal wedding?," 12 May 2018 Because the roof features free Wi-Fi and is open to nonguests, many Angelenos come to the hotel during the day to write or take meetings en plein-air. Rachel Syme, New York Times, "In Los Angeles, Hotel Hipness Makes a Grand Return," 20 Sep. 2017 Claiming residence at the Waldorf would have been useful for someone looking for work—and a scam not too hard to pull off, since hotels tended to accept mail even for nonguests. Katrina Gulliver, Slate Magazine, "Watching the Detectives," 12 June 2017

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First Known Use of nonguest

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonguest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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