Definition of guesswork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡesˌwərk/


The process or results of guessing.
Example sentences
  • So there's a certain amount of guesswork or predicting that goes into it.
  • We don't, but we cannot go to war on guesswork, hypothesis and speculation.
  • While there is a fair bit of guesswork and assumption involved, parties reckon they can narrow down who voted for them and who didn't.
guessing, conjecture, surmise, supposition, assumptions, presumptions, speculation, hypothesizing, theorizing, prediction;
approximations, rough calculations;
informal guesstimates, ballpark figures

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Syllabification: guess·work

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