non·​guest ˌnän-ˈgest How to pronounce nonguest (audio)
: 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,, 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, 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, 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, 12 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonguest was in 1903

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“Nonguest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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