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v. guessed, guess·ing, guess·es
a. To predict (a result or an event) without sufficient information.
b. To assume, presume, or assert (a fact) without sufficient information.
2. To form a correct estimate or conjecture of: guessed the answer.
3. To suppose; think: I guess he was wrong.
1. To make an estimate or conjecture: We could only guess at her motives.
2. To estimate or conjecture correctly.
1. An act or instance of guessing.
2. A conjecture arrived at by guessing.

[Middle English gessen, probably of Scandinavian origin; see ghend- in Indo-European roots.]

guess′er n.
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Noun1.guesser - a person who guesses
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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n to be a good guessergut schätzen können
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"It IS easy," declared the monarch, "if one is a good guesser. But it appears that the members of your party are all poor guessers."
The young lady seemed as good a guesser as himself.
Lynde, with the exultation of a correct guesser. "I knew that idea came out of your head.
Vidocq, for example, was a good guesser and a persevering man.
To heighten the excitement and confuse the guessers, a number of dry poles are laid before each platoon, upon which the members of the party "in hand" beat furiously with short staves, keeping time to the choral chant already mentioned, which waxes fast and furious as the game proceeds.
When you work in a spa, you have to first maintain your own balance in order to make your guests feel welcomed and relaxed." Fatima El Guesser, account director - Weddings El Guesser started her career at The St.
Pitting the six boys against the five girls, the game was to guess which of the villa mates had confessed to dirty secrets - and the guesser had to make their choice by snogging their chosen subject.
Teams consisting of a Guesser and a Describer achieve a higher score if they can detect the concept in question faster than their opponent teams.
An enormous surprise meant to arrive more than two-thirds of the way through the book was guessable even by me - a terrible guesser - almost from the start.
Have the guesser try to identify the animals and then the name of the noisemaker.
Any Jimmy The Guesser can have a guess, and it might be his day.
And the masses of humanity having no solid information have had little choice but to believe this guesser or that one.