judgment call

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of judgment call

: a subjective decision, ruling, or opinion

Examples of judgment call in a Sentence

  1. The rules aren't clear in this case, so officials are required to make a judgment call.

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First Known Use of judgment call

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Definition of judgment call for English Language Learners

  • : a decision that is based on your opinion


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