Definition of paying guest in English:

paying guest

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noun

  • A person who lives in someone else’s house and pays for food and accommodation; a lodger.
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    • But Rebecca revealed she is not keen on the shooting season, when endless hordes of paying guests stay at the house.
    • Things, however, change with a paying guest moving into her house.
    • Are you still going to open the house up to paying guests now that you know about the antiques?

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