guest room

or guest·room



a room for the lodging of guests.

Origin of guest room

First recorded in 1630–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for guestroom

Contemporary Examples of guestroom

  • An unusual message was painted on the door leading to this guestroom.

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    Stop Calling It Murder

    Roy Black

    September 10, 2011

Historical Examples of guestroom

  • I was told to leave my wraps in Daddys guestroom, but I was not aware that it was occupied.

    Polly's Southern Cruise

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • Richard's room—she was not there, one guestroom, another—she was nowhere.

    Basil Everman

    Elsie Singmaster

  • As he spoke, Mr. Dalken ushered Mrs. Courtney to the guestroom door.

    Polly's Southern Cruise

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

  • His room was a guestroom now, and he had been relegated to a place on the third floor with dormer-windows.

    The Rest Hollow Mystery

    Rebecca N. Porter

  • At the closing of the guestroom door Elizabeth turned and purred sweetly upon the lady to whom she had just been introduced.

    Polly's Southern Cruise

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

Word Origin and History for guestroom

also guest-room, 1630s, from guest (n.) + room (n.). Guest chamber is recorded from 1520s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper