guessing guessing  /ˈɡɛ sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an estimate based on little or no information

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After all the second guessing and armchair quarterbacking from various corners, seven prominent New Orleanians give their perspectives on what it will take to bring their city back.
  2. You earn points for guessing each other's preferences.
  3. Which means the guessing game is in full swing over which of the court's sitting Justices is most likely to replace him.

News

  1. Woman who let Powerball winner go ahead of her has no regrets

    Not everyone cares about claiming anonymously. I'm guessing that those folks have balconies to wave from. Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds -- Charles Mackay LL.D.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Lottery Post

  2. Stanley Cup Finals: Time to drop puck

    CHICAGO - The postseason is where Milan Lucic made his bones. And the postseason is also where people began second-guessing his ability to perform in the clutch. But it appears the 6-foot-4, 220-pound left wing is back to being a playoff leader, someone who can change the course of a game with a pass, a goal, a right cross, or a bone-jarring check.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. Hertz hunting: Guessing game for headquarters a hot topic in real estate

    It's the guessing game of the moment in commercial real estate circles in Southwest Florida: Where will Hertz set up shop in temporary quarters while...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The News-Press

Quotes

  1. "Everybody is trying to sort of read the tea leaves as to what is happening and what is likely to occur, and there is a lot of guessing going on," Clinton said, referring to talks between Chinese, South Korean, Japanese and US officials about...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: USA Today

  2. "He was getting frustrated the other day (in Game 2)," Francona said. "He was not second guessing the game plan, but trying to think it through too much. He needs to go pitch to pitch. When he is relaxed and comfortable and executing, there...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: The Republican - MassLive.com

  3. "We don't want people guessing on the continent of Africa whether the generosity of the American people will continue," Bush said in this seacoast city in Tanzania.
    on Feb 17, 2006 By: President Bush Source: 940 News

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