1914 in the entertainment sense; earlier the phrase was used literally, of novae. As a verb, by 1942.
- guest flag,
- guest house,
- guest of honor,
- guest room,
- guest rope,
- guest worker,
Examples from the Web for guest star
In need of something positive to say, guest-star calls their performance “post-post-post modern.”
The Sopranos figlia will guest-star as one of the “Woo Girls,” a bevy of single beauties who like to party.
(11 p.m.) Jennifer Aniston and her perfect hair will guest-star on 30 Rock.