guesswork

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noun guess·work \ˈges-ˌwərk\

Definition of guesswork

  1. :  work performed or results obtained by guess :  conjecture

Examples of guesswork in a sentence

  1. Calculating the drug's long-term effects is pure guesswork.

1725

First Known Use of guesswork

1725


GUESSWORK Defined for English Language Learners

guesswork

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noun guess·work \ˈges-ˌwərk\

Definition of guesswork for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of finding an answer by guessing


GUESSWORK Defined for Kids

guesswork

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noun guess·work \ˈges-ˌwərk\

Definition of guesswork for Students

  1. :  work done or results gotten by guessing



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