try for point

noun phrase

Definition of try for point

: an attempt made after scoring a touchdown in football to score one or two additional points by kicking the ball over the crossbar or again carrying it into the opponents' end zone

First Known Use of try for point

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Try for point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/try%20for%20point. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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