from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who guesses; especially someone who can make a reasonable prediction from little evidence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who guesses; one who forms or gives an opinion without means of knowing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who guesses or conjectures; one who decides or gives an opinion without certain means of knowing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who guesses
York, where a second-guesser is merely an apprentice working his way up to the truly good stuff.
Wired later revealed that the hacker used an automated password guesser to figure out the Twitter admin's password, which was "happiness."
As Bruce rightly pointed out, to avoid falling victim to a password guesser users need to make their passwords more complex but with us requiring multiple PINs and passwords to access just one bank account this could get messy.
Federal Trade Commission charges Thursday, Twitter is is just now accepting responsibility for past privacy and security lapses that resulted in involved a hacker's automated password guesser, which uncovered a Twitter administrative password that was a lower case, dictionary word (in other words: not very secure), resulting in a number of prominent users 'accounts -- including Barack Obama's -- being used to transmit spammy offers for free gasoline. hacker gaining access to a Twitter employee's personal email account, and eventually to personal information about founder Evan Williams.
This 'guesser' went 0-10 in basic Armenian sentences.
When this is done, the "guesser" is allowed to come in, and he asks each person a question separately.
"guesser" has to try his powers over several times before succeeding.
Turns out that Poe's great sleuth, Dupin, in the course of describing his methodology, makes a glancingand slighting reference to a gentleman named Vidocq, whom he immediately dismisses as "a good guesser" lacking "educated thought" and constantly erring "by the very intensity of his investigations."
If you think this sort of thing gets more fun on the second try, you might be a bad guesser.
Make no assumptions that you will be a great guesser.