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EtymologyEdit

Blend of guess +‎ estimate.

PronunciationEdit

Noun
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɛstəmət/, [ˈɡɛstɪ̈mɪ̈ʔ(t̚)]
Verb
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɜstəˌmeɪt/, [ˈɡɜstɪ̈ˌmeɪ̯ʔ(t̚)]

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guesstimate (plural guesstimates)

  1. (informal) An estimate that is hardly any better than a guess, often because it is based on insufficient or unreliable data.

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guesstimate (third-person singular simple present guesstimates, present participle guesstimating, simple past and past participle guesstimated)

  1. (intransitive) To make a guesstimate.
  2. (transitive) To make a guesstimate of a specific quantity.

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