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houseguest

[hous-gest]
noun
  1. a person staying with a household as a guest for one night or longer.
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Origin of houseguest

First recorded in 1920–25; house + guest
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British Dictionary definitions for house guest

house guest

noun
  1. a guest at a house, esp one who stays for a comparatively long time
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