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Guesstimate

blending Verb
Guesstimate is a blend and a verb. It refers to when a person needs a measurement however, they do not have a proper tool and therefore they will need to guesstimate the measurement using their brain. Often used on a test when you aren’t sure what the answer may be. You guesstimate to try to get near the correct answer to get partial credit.
 
“Since we do not have the proper tools, you all will need to guesstimate how many marbles to put into the substance.”
Etymology : A blending of the words guess and estimate.
Source : (Jason Hafner, October 2016)
Last modified: 1 December 2016


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