Top Definition
Much like an estimate, testimating involves making approximate calculations. The difference comes in practicality, in that a testimate can be reviewed for accuracy before a true figure is established or revealed.

In this sense, it serves as a careful means of answering or prephrasing a question. It is something that is reviewed before the impending action or thought is undertaken.
In order to see if my new chair would fit through my front door, I had to testimate how wide the chair was, so I used my hands as a ruler to see if the chair would make it through. It made for a great testimation.

I want to conservatively testimate how many people will show up to my rock concert this evening, so I will say that the room will be half empty.
by Sylvan Murray August 09, 2010

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×