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Meaning of GUESSWORK

Pronunciation:  'ges`wurk

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an estimate based on little or no information

GUESSWORK is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: dead reckoning, guess, guessing, shot
 See Also: approximation, estimate, estimation, idea



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Guess"work`\, n.
Work performed, or results obtained, by guess; conjecture.

Thesaurus Terms
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