A test of the potential of someone or something, especially in the context of entertainment or sports: she would be too distraught to compete in cheerleader tryouts
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- ‘We should do this for the sound check as a try-out,’ said Astor.
- One of my most memorable experiences was a first try-out of Thai cooking.
- The try-outs are part of a concerted effort by World Wrestling Entertainment to reward their fans in the north west, who have been among the most fervent supporters of the company in the UK.