Definition of nice try
- Nice try. I'm sure you'll do better next time.
- Nice try, but you're not going to trick me this time.
: to make an attempt
: to make an attempt at
: to put to test or trial
: an experimental trial : attempt
: a play in rugby that is similar to a touchdown in football, scores usually five points, and entitles the scoring side to attempt a placekick at the goal for additional points
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