guesstimate guesstimate  /ˈɡɛ stɪ mɪt/


  1. (n) an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
  2. (v) estimate based on a calculation


  1. guesstimate World War II male chauvinist op art televangelist.
  2. Our best guesstimate was something in Southeast Asia.
  3. Items of the guesstimate: Industrial construction will jump 27% from $200,000,000 to $254,000,000.


  • Then and now: Map of yesteryear a bit outdated

    I guesstimate this map to be dated about 1961, issued by the then-chamber of commerce. Notice the Y was still a Y. Tahoe Keys is naked. Al Tahoe Boulevard didn’t exist, nor much of Pioneer Trail. And some of those planned streets represented by dashes [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lake Tahoe News


  1. "I've never done anything like this before, so I don't have any history with it," Anderson said. "Just have to see how it responds to treatment in the next few days before you can have a guesstimate, but it's tissue that needs to heal, and...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Garret Anderson Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  2. "I can't put a date on it, but from a conditioning standpoint you can guesstimate," Ruff said.
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Lindy Ruff Source:

  3. "We're probably looking at out for the season type thing," Gardenhire said. "That's just a best guess guesstimate. ...... You are talking some major things that had to be done. So I would say that's probably a season."
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Ron Gardenhire Source:

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