guesswork guesswork  /ˈɡɛ ˌswɜrk/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The President-elect's $775 billion plan is a motley mix of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and other programs and much of it is based on untested economic guesswork.
  2. It's all part of the industry's grand scheme to create or sustain properties that, every few years, will earn a bundle essentially, to take the guesswork out of moviemaking.
  3. That means there's a lot of educated guesswork at play.

News

  1. LA Weight Loss Announces Strategies for Summer Weight Loss Success

    LA’s Portion Control Kit takes the guesswork out of portion control, keeping weight-loss goals on track during summer get-togethers. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/LA_Weight_Loss/Portion_Control_Kit/prweb10787683.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. How To Choose A Toothpaste - Presented by Family Tree Dental Group

    The Austin dentists and Round Rock dentists at Family Tree Dental Group help to take the guesswork out of choosing a toothpaste with their recommendations on what to look for in a brand. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10812347.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Fly-fishing guru signing new book

    Legendary fly fisherman Dr. Robert J. Sousa will be at Barrington Books on Saturday, June 8 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., signing copies of his third book. “The 24 Greatest Flies You Don’t Leave Home Without” is an indispensable guide aimed at helping beginner and intermediate fly fishers take the guesswork out of fly selection. [...]
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Barrington Times

Quotes

  1. "Yes, KP dipped his toe in the water jokingly, but usually the names put forward come from a mix of informed speculation and sheer guesswork. According to some reports, I am in the frame to follow Peter Moores. This is a good opportunity to set the...
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Shane Warne Source: Expressindia.com

  2. "Within a certain framework, we knew how they built the ship and how the missing parts should be," said Erik Andersen, 68, who designed the replica. "The only guesswork was the color of the ship and the sail."
    on May 27, 2007 By: Erik Andersen Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "It takes a lot of guesswork out of it," Dellucci said. "When the manager tells you where you stand and what your role is, you?re not trying to do more than you?re capable of, and you?re not sitting out there wondering, ?What if I do this?...
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: David Dellucci Source: Columbus Dispatch

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