[verb ges-tuh-meyt; noun ges-tuh-mit, -meyt] /verb ˈgɛs təˌmeɪt; noun ˈgɛs tə mɪt, -ˌmeɪt/
verb (used with object), guestimated, guestimating, noun
[verb ges-tuh-meyt; noun ges-tuh-mit, -meyt] /verb ˈgɛs təˌmeɪt; noun ˈgɛs tə mɪt, -ˌmeɪt/ Informal.
verb (used with object), guesstimated, guesstimating.
to estimate without substantial basis in facts or statistics.
an estimate arrived at by guesswork.
an estimate calculated mainly or only by guesswork
to form a guesstimate of
1902, a blending of guess (v.) and estimate. Related: Guesstimated; guesstimating. As a noun, from 1906.
An approximation based on calculation and guesswork
: Let’s guesstimate a yield of four percent (1934+)
[gest-list] /ˈgɛstˌlɪst/ noun 1. a of invited to attend a social function.
noun 1. a person in whose honor a dinner, party, etc., is given. 2. a distinguished person invited to a dinner, meeting, etc., especially on some unique occasion.
noun 1. a room for the lodging of guests. n. also guest-room, 1630s, from guest (n.) + room (n.). Guest chamber is recorded from 1520s.
noun 1. a room for the lodging of guests.