Definition of guest list in English:

guest list

noun

  • 1A list of the people invited to a particular event.

    • ‘The club has no surveillance cameras, and the woman's name did not appear on a guest list or credit-card receipts.’
    • ‘Being cautious, he arrives early and finds out he is not on the guest list.’
    • ‘The United States ' democracy, for all its faults, releases such basic information as official guest lists as a matter of course.’
    • ‘At Turnberry last month, the 120-strong guest list made intriguing reading.’
    • ‘The reviews and the website made it sound very good so I organised a guestlist in advance.’
    • ‘She's already got a date and is now busy putting together the guest list.’
    • ‘He made an effort to appear attentive as he reviewed the evening's guest list in his mind.’
    • ‘Aunt Rebecca added your names to her guest list the moment she arrived in town.’
    • ‘No fewer than four lingerie companies some undoubtedly more familiar to Her Majesty than others are on the guest list.’
    • ‘So were her requests for a reasonably limited guest list.’
    • ‘You are different - and so may have different criteria for your guest list.’
    • ‘Once you have decided a date, type of event and written your guest list you will need to find an appropriate setting.’
    • ‘Exercises such as putting together a guest list become a nightmare.’
    • ‘Office Agents, a Tokyo-based company, rents out friends, work colleagues and even relatives to pad out the guest list.’
    • ‘Apparently twelve months ago we should have met with our priest or rabbi and finalised the guest list.’
    • ‘The cops contacted the promoter and they got on the guest list.’
    • ‘There were two tables booked and I was guest listed.’
    • ‘Thanks to Gavin of Lionsheart for both the CD and the guest-list for this excellent gig.’
    • ‘That's the last time I let your father make out the guest list.’
    • ‘Candy, on the other hand, felt slighted that Tori did not include enough of Candy's friends on the guest list.’
    1. 1.1A list of people who are to be admitted to a concert or similar event without payment.
      • ‘Three African heads of states were on the guest lists this year.’
      • ‘Door staff disorganised and rude - was on the complimentary guest list on Saturday and still had to queue.’
      • ‘I was fortunate enough to have been on the guest list.’
      • ‘The official Grand Opening will be held on December 15th, with Thai and International stars on the guest list.’
      • ‘Of the Lone brothers, only Bilal Lone was invited, with Sajjad being left out of the guest list.’
      • ‘Mayor Thomas M. Menino is on the guest list.’
      • ‘Go there more than once or find promotional nights where you can easily get in if you are on the guest list.’
      • ‘I tried to get into the Living Room on Friday only to be told it was full up & was guest list only.’
      • ‘Each garden party has a guest list that runs to 8,000.’
      • ‘The bouncers are really nice and on the odd occasion it is possible to get in without a membership providing your on the guestlist.’
      • ‘Only those on the guest list will be invited to the party.’
      • ‘Thanks to the lovely Olga, I'm on the guestlist, which is nice!’
      • ‘Tim Moore, Lord Bath's land agent, said the family party had a a private guest list closed to the public.’
      • ‘But she criticised the college for not including residents on the ceremony guest list and for a lack of consideration.’
      • ‘And the people who were the most supportive are going to be on the guest list.’
      • ‘I can understand guest list priveleges expiring at a certain time, or being revoked when a club gets full.’
      • ‘There were free bars but no drunks on this well-heeled guest-list.’
      • ‘The Queen was there when Manchester Cathedral celebrated the Commonwealth Games last summer - but this time there is a little trouble with the guest list.’
      • ‘The Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince of Wales and Princess Royal headed the Kensington Palace guest list.’
      • ‘Close friends Sir Elton John and Ronnie Wood are expected to join the star-studded guest list.’