tryhard

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Etymology

try +‎ hard

Pronunciation

Noun

tryhard (plural tryhards) (derogatory)

  1. A person usually of little talent who tries hard to succeed, especially through imitation, usually to gain fame or popularity.
  2. A person who is perceived as putting too much effort into something recreational, such as a game.

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Verb

tryhard (third-person singular simple present tryhards, present participle tryharding, simple past and past participle tryharded)

  1. To put perhaps too much effort into a recreational activity, typically a game.
    • 2022 April 1, “Best League of Legends champs to pick in One For All game mode”, in DotEsports[1]:
      If you’re looking to have fun while tryharding in One For All, you can’t go wrong with Malphite.

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