Definition of paying guest in English:

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paying guest

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noun

A person who lives in someone else’s house and pays for food and accommodation; a lodger.
Example sentences
  • 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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