outguess

verb
out·​guess | \ ˌau̇t-ˈges How to pronounce outguess (audio) \
outguessed; outguessing; outguesses

Definition of outguess

transitive verb

: to anticipate the expectations, intentions, or actions of : outwit

Examples of outguess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Fed and the Markets both appear to be trying to outguess each other. George Calhoun, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of outguess

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Outguess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outguess. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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