Definition of Piffling in English :

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Piffling meaning in English

Meaning of Piffling in English

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Piffling pronunciation in English

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1. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, trivial

(informal) small and of little importance

Example Sentences:
'a fiddling sum of money'
'a footling gesture'
'our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war'
'a little (or small) matter'
'a dispute over niggling details'
'limited to petty enterprises'
'piffling efforts'
'giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of piffling
worthless, trivial

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see synonyms of piffling
intr.v. pif·fled, pif·fling, pif·fles
To talk or act feebly or futilely.
Foolish or futile talk or ideas; nonsense.

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