What Does Sweaty Mean In Gaming? (Explained With Examples)

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Who knew you could sweat in online games? Or is that what sweaty means when you see it online? If you’re intrigued like we are, let’s learn about what sweaty really means when playing online games.

What does Sweaty Mean in Gaming?

The term “sweaty” means that you are trying hard in the game. This term is used when you are losing against someone new and you call him sweaty. Also, when you are a new gamer, you ‌get nervous and sweat on your first game. Therefore, gamers used this as a derogatory term.

Alternative Meanings

  • The only meaning of sweaty in an online game is ‌mentioned above.

Examples of Sweaty in Gaming Slang

Example 1

  • Team 1 – Ha! You sweaty!
  • Team 2 – We still beat you though!

Example 2

  • Carl – You don’t need to be sweaty to win the game.
  • David – I just want to show off, so what?

Example 3

  • Annie – Ugh! He is not THAT good. What happened? 
  • Millie – He’s just sweaty. Don’t make it a big deal.

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