guessing game

noun

Definition of guessing game

: a game in which the player has to correctly guess the answer often used figuratively Making a diagnosis in such cases can be a real guessing game.Reporters continue to play a guessing game as they wait to hear her final decision.

Learn More About guessing game

Dictionary Entries Near guessing game

guess

guessing game

guessingly

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for guessing game

Cite this Entry

“Guessing game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guessing%20game. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!