educated guess, an

A speculation based on past experience or knowledge, as in I'm not sure how much meat we need to feed twelve, but I'll make an educated guess and say six pounds. [Mid-1900s]


Nearby words

  1. edu,
  2. educ.,
  3. educable,
  4. educate,
  5. educated,
  6. educatee,
  7. education,
  8. educational,
  9. educational park,
  10. educational psychology

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