tryless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

try +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

tryless ‎(not comparable)

  1. (rugby) With no tries scored.
    • 2007 October 7, The Associated Press, “England Upends Australia”, New York Times:
      It was a record fourth time England had posted a tryless victory in a World Cup game.
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, BBC Sport:
      Scotland, so disappointing in defeat to Argentina a week ago, tryless against the comparative minnows of Georgia, carried all the menace and mobility.