guesstimate vs guestimate what difference

what is difference between guesstimate and guestimate

English

Alternative forms

  • guestimate

Etymology

Blend of guess +‎ estimate.

Pronunciation

Noun
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɛstəmət/, [ˈɡɛstɪ̈mɪ̈ʔ(t̚)]
Verb
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɜstəˌmeɪt/, [ˈɡɜstɪ̈ˌmeɪ̯ʔ(t̚)]

Noun

guesstimate (plural guesstimates)

  1. (informal) An estimate that is hardly any better than a guess, often because it is based on insufficient or unreliable data.

Related terms

  • guesswork

Translations

Verb

guesstimate (third-person singular simple present guesstimates, present participle guesstimating, simple past and past participle guesstimated)

  1. (intransitive) To make a guesstimate.
  2. (transitive) To make a guesstimate of a specific quantity.

Translations

Anagrams

  • guestimates


English

Etymology

guess + estimate

Noun

guestimate (plural guestimates)

  1. Alternative spelling of guesstimate

Verb

guestimate (third-person singular simple present guestimates, present participle guestimating, simple past and past participle guestimated)

  1. Alternative spelling of guesstimate

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