Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “guess at sth”

guess at sth

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with guess   /ɡes/ us  
to try to imagine something when you have little knowledge or experience of it: There are no photographs of him so we can only guess at what he looked like.
(Definition of guess at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of guess at sth?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Guessing, supposing and suspecting, but you might be interested in these topics from the Thinking, dreaming and ideas topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “guess at sth”

Word of the Day

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More