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guesstimate

  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to half guess and half estimate
    Word History: My math teacher uses it.
    Example Sentence: I didn't know the answer, so I had to guesstimate.
    Submitted by: Nicki from IL, USA on 10/13/2007 10:29
  2. Function: noun
    Definition: a guess or estimate stated by an educated child
    Word History: derived from the Latin roots "gessa" meaning educated answer, "esi" meaning from, and "stimate" meaning child
    Example Sentence: Give a simple guesstimate for this algebra question.
    Submitted by: Cindy from California, USA on 09/13/2007 11:59

guestable

  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: clean; fit to be shown to guests
    Word History: Invented, 2004.
    Example Sentence: "Is the house guestable for your friend who is coming over?"
    Submitted by: Anonymous on 07/09/2007 02:13

guestemate

  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to guess and estimate at the same time
    Example Sentence: I guessedemated in math today.
    Submitted by: Tabitha K. from Georgia, U.S.A. on 12/21/2007 08:05

guff

  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to eat while you're gabbing
    Word History: gab + stuff
    Example Sentence: I watched my friend guff in the cafeteria.
    Submitted by: Anna from NJ, USA on 03/04/2009 06:40

guffaworthy

  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: very funny or hilarious
    Word History: guffaw means "to laugh" and worthy means "to be deserving of"
    Example Sentence: That teacher is so guffaworthy; everyone cracks up in her class.
    Submitted by: Danish from California, USA on 04/11/2008 12:31

guffet

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a sudden gut or swollen belly after eating at a buffet
    Example Sentence: I got a guffet from eating for three hours at the Chinese buffet.
    Submitted by: M+M from Missouri on 02/27/2010 07:05

gufus

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: someone who acts goofy
    Word History: dufus and goofy
    Example Sentence: He's such a huge gufus.
    Submitted by: Crystal from Texas, USA on 10/05/2007 10:42

guge

  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: larger than huge but smaller than gigantic
    Example Sentence: There was a guge building overlooking the river.
    Submitted by: Greg from FL, USA on 11/12/2007 02:32

gugulater

  1. Function: verb
    Definition: 1 : to run around in circles 2 : to jump up and down 3 : to sleep and never wake up
    Example Sentence: The cat gugulatered all day long.
    Submitted by: Anonymous on 07/09/2007 02:13

guillotinous

  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: extremely sharp to the touch: having a very sharp edge
    Word History: derived from "guillotine"
    Example Sentence: The knives in our kitchen are guillotinous because we sharpen them so often.
    Submitted by: Nitro-Z from England on 07/31/2011 01:53