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Definition of guesstimate

guesstimate

noun

  • a rough estimate. From "guess" + "estimate."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from Complete Idiot's Guide to A Career in Computer Programming, Jesse Liberty, 1999 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 29 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

verb

  • to make a rough estimate. From "guess" + "estimate."
    Could you guestimate how long it'll take you to finish the project?

    Last edited on Sep 13 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 13 2010.

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