paying guest

  1. a euphemism for lodger Abbreviation: PG

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How to use paying guest in a sentence

  • There was, moreover, an ambiguous, silent lady that my aunt subsequently decided must be a very deaf paying guest.

    Tono Bungay | H. G. Wells
  • Our paying guest last summer was a Mrs. Pollock, and she was by way of having sudden fancies.

    The Diary of a Goose Girl | Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  • Lady wishes join another in dogs' boarding home; trial first as paying guest.

  • He had secured a chair, but getting up, gave it to the royal personage, who was his paying guest at the Villa Bella Vista.

    The Guests Of Hercules | C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • The English ally has ceased to be a stranger, and in the towns and villages of Artois is a “paying guest.”