from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process of making guesses.
- n. An estimate or judgment made by guessing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An estimate, judgment or opinion made by guessing, from limited information.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Work performed, or results obtained, by guess; conjecture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which is done by or is due to guess; conjectural action or opinion; random or haphazard action.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an estimate based on little or no information
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Some argue that the guesswork is probable to this percentage or that statistic, but even Al Gore admits that we don't know what the future holds.
A huge amount of (hopefully educated) guesswork is involved.
In a work session prior to the regular meeting, Lunsford met with the council to discuss the budget "guesswork" - projecting growth in city revenue streams.
But estimates of Limbaugh’s nationwide (and overseas) audience are exercises in guesswork, slippery methodology and suspect data.
In contrast, little guesswork is required in Helen McLean’s Just Looking.
Internet is nothing new, During installation but Slimserver eliminates you'll point the utility all the guesswork, which is why it's one to your music folder of our newfound favorite utilities.
In ancient times, an experienced navigator calculated both speed and the distance covered by "guesswork"; those were the days of "fantasy sea voyages".
This kind of guesswork was no task for an executive, nor a soldier either.
This kind of guesswork just did not happen during my wife's eye test at Conlons in Liverpool.
No commercial lender in the world would loan real money based on this kind of guesswork, yet many public-policy leaders cite this sketchy information as proof that the world is not even close to peak oil output.