educated guess

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educated guess (plural educated guesses)

  1. A [well] informed guess, an estimate or guess based on experience or theoretical knowledge.
    His educated guess was correct to within 2%, but then, he's been doing this for 10 years and knows what range of values to expect.
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (facetiously) A wild guess.

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