What does second-guess mean?

Definitions for second-guess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. second-guess, outguess(verb)

    attempt to anticipate or predict

  2. second-guess(verb)

    evaluate or criticize with hindsight


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of second-guess in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of second-guess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jerry Falwell:

    I won't second guess any of his decisions because I've been proven wrong before.

  2. Richard Ketchum:

    I won't second guess what happened at the MERC without understanding the facts themselves.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I am not going to second guess (Obama) because I was in a position to set this in motion, i want to wait and see what he and Secretary Kerry decide.

  4. Michael Ellis:

    We don't try to second guess our inspectors but with the hawker food scene being so vibrant here I'd be surprised if it didn't feature strongly in the guide.

  5. Larry Hogan:

    There is only one governor at a time, and I'm not in a place to second-guess what is probably one of the most difficult decisions a governor may have to make.

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