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Meaning & Definition of Trifle in English

English

Trifle

/traɪfəl/

noun

1. A cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly

  • May be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
    synonym:
  • trifle

2. A detail that is considered insignificant

    synonym:
  • technicality
  • ,
  • trifle
  • ,
  • triviality

3. Something of small importance

    synonym:
  • triviality
  • ,
  • trivia
  • ,
  • trifle
  • ,
  • small beer

verb

1. Waste time

  • Spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    synonym:
  • piddle
  • ,
  • wanton
  • ,
  • wanton away
  • ,
  • piddle away
  • ,
  • trifle

2. Act frivolously

    synonym:
  • frivol
  • ,
  • trifle

3. Consider not very seriously

  • "He is trifling with her"
  • "She plays with the thought of moving to tasmania"
    synonym:
  • dally
  • ,
  • trifle
  • ,
  • play

Examples of using

"Why?" asked the daughter, a trifle irritated.