[ verb ges-tuh-meyt; noun ges-tuh-mit, -meyt ]
/ verb ˈgɛs təˌmeɪt; noun ˈgɛs tə mɪt, -ˌmeɪt /
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verb (used with object), guess·ti·mat·ed, guess·ti·mat·ing.
to estimate without substantial basis in facts or statistics.
an estimate arrived at by guesswork.
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His unscientific guesstimate is that 80 percent of the released insurgents have rejoined the fight.Freed Taliban Prisoners in Pakistan and Afghanistan Return to Jihad|Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for guesstimate
/ informal /
an estimate calculated mainly or only by guesswork
to form a guesstimate of
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