guess at

guess at (something)

To give a possibility of what something might be; to make a guess about something. We don't have to be exact here, so just guess at the measurements. Oh wow, I was only guessing at Cynthia's phone number, but I'm glad I got it right!
See also: guess
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

guess at something

to estimate something; to give an opinion about what something might be. I hate to just guess at it, but if you insist: ten feet long. Go ahead, guess at the number of pennies in this jar.
See also: guess
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
The launch of the spring 2019 collection of Guess at Flossom Kitchen + Cafe in San Juan City plays on an intimate tone, with racks of fresh designs lined up for you to touch, feel, and try on.
For example, participants who were asked to remember a target word ("a rose") by being presented with its category ("flower") and asked to guess at the possible answer were much better able to remember the word later than those who had been given the correct answer right away.
The vaccines, however, only represent health authorities' best guess at what form the flu virus will take as it spreads in Europe and the Americas.
Michel Benasra, chairman and CEO of the Guess Home Collection, parent company of Baby Guess at Home, reported an agreement with NoJo Inc., to produce the infant bedding and accessory line for the infant soft furnishings company.
NoJo will produce the complete Baby Guess at Home bedding program, including crib and bassinet sheets, decorative pillows, comforter and blanket covers, bumper guards, cradle sets, and dust ruffles.
"May God forgive you," shouted Gillian Guess at the Vancouver judge after he jailed her for 18 months.
Said Sass: "These Baby Guess At Home boutiques are similar to shop concepts with fixturing.
Said Stier, "We're going to devote an area of our store to the look that Baby Guess At Home is creating.
Sass added that Baby Guess At Home is tagging its products with a "manufacturer suggested retail" on them as a way to "make sure that everyone is playing fair."