wild guess


: a guess based on no knowledge or information
"I have no idea how many peanuts are in the jar." "Take a wild guess."

Examples of wild guess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Which begs the question: who are these parties really for? Take a wild guess. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 18 July 2023 Taking a wild guess here, but the fate of the world might hang in the balance. Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, 25 May 2023 Meanwhile, take a wild guess as to what Pfizer and Moderna are already planning to do after receiving billions of dollars of taxpayer money. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 4 May 2023 And take a wild guess as to who’s told everyone about it. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 23 Feb. 2023

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“Wild guess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20guess. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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