Definition of A Trifle in English :

Define A Trifle in English

A Trifle meaning in English

Meaning of A Trifle in English

Pronunciation of A Trifle in English

A Trifle pronunciation in English

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A Trifle

see synonyms of a trifle

1. a bit, a little, a trifle

to a small degree; somewhat

Example Sentences:
'it's a bit warm'
'felt a little better'
'a trifle smaller'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


A Trifle

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n.
1.
a. Something of little importance or value.
b. A small amount; a jot.
2. A dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake soaked in sherry, rum, or brandy and topped with layers of jam or jelly, custard, and whipped cream.
3.
a. A moderately hard variety of pewter.
b. trifles Utensils made from this variety of pewter.
v. tri·fled, tri·fling, tri·fles
v.intr.
1. To treat flippantly or without seriousness; play or toy: Don't trifle with my affections. See Synonyms at flirt.
2. Archaic To act or speak with little seriousness or purpose; jest.
v.tr.
To waste (time or money, for example).

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