guest star

n.

1914 in the entertainment sense; earlier the phrase was used literally, of novae. As a verb, by 1942.


Nearby words

  1. guest flag,
  2. guest house,
  3. guest of honor,
  4. guest room,
  5. guest rope,
  6. guest worker,
  7. guest-rope,
  8. guest-shot,
  9. guestbook,
  10. guesthouse

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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