leave (someone) guessing

Definition of leave (someone) guessing

chiefly US

  1. :  to make it impossible (for someone) to know what will happen next He likes to leave us guessing about his plans.

Word by Word Definitions

leaveplay
  1. :  bequeath, devise

    :  to have remaining after one's death

    :  to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. :  permission to do something

    :  authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

    :  an act of leaving :  departure

  1. :  leaf

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

guessplay guessing
  1. :  to form an opinion of from little or no evidence

    :  believe, suppose

    :  to arrive at a correct conclusion about by conjecture, chance, or intuition

  1. :  conjecture, surmise


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