a stab in the dark

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Definition of a stab in the dark 

1 : a guess that is based on very little or no information or evidence They don't really know how much the work will cost. They're just taking a stab in the dark.

2 : an attempt that is not likely to succeed It's a stab in the dark, but we should try anyway.

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