someone's guess is as good as mine

Definition of someone's guess is as good as mine

used for emphasis when one doesn't know the answer to a question
  • "What's her problem?" "I have no idea. Your guess is as good as mine."

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

guess play
  1. : to form an opinion of from little or no evidence

  2. : believe, suppose

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

  1. : conjecture, surmise

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive

mine play
  1. : my

  1. : that which belongs to me

  1. : a pit or excavation in the earth from which mineral substances are taken

  2. : an ore deposit

  3. : a subterranean passage under an enemy position

  1. : to dig under to gain access or cause the collapse of (an enemy position)

  2. : undermine

  3. : to get (something, such as ore) from the earth


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