Definition of try it onBritish, informal
- Don't take any notice of him—he's only trying it on with you.
- He tried it on with a girl at the pub.
: 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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