A guess based on knowledge and experience and therefore likely to be correct: a prognosis can necessarily be only an educated guess
More example sentences
- In one case, at the very least, it is clear that Lapham was providing an educated guess based upon the size of the trees and his knowledge of tree growth patterns.
- Although no one can describe this church with certainty, it is possible to make some educated guesses based on what we have seen in the latter part of the 1990s.
- I'm just making educated guesses, based on what's reported in the media and my own sense of the situation.
Definition of educated guess in:
- The US English dictionary