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Noun
A thing of little value or importance
“It is true that this production is a literary trifle, but it is not altogether a useless trifle.”
Noun
An object of minor value
“It was a cheap trifle, made not of silver, but tin, with no ornamenting jewels.”
Noun
A small amount of something
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“I'm getting just a trifle too old for such frantic scramblings as this morning's little fray.”
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A ridiculously small amount
“The fine imposed is but a trifle compared to his immense wealth.”
Noun
A minor detail, often of negligible importance
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Senseless talk or writing
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The quality of being negligible
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Benefit paid by the state to the unemployed
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Worse than nothing
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An unnecessarily or excessively large amount or number of something
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Small amount
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To treat without seriousness or respect
“This is too serious a matter to trifle with, and it's too heartfelt an issue.”
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To behave or spend time in a frivolous way
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“His antipathy to legal studies led him to trifle away in the most gentlemanly and unsatisfactory manner.”
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To waste something frivolously
“It concerns every man, who will not trifle away his soul, and fool himself into irrecoverable misery.”
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To act flirtatiously
“Christopher countered by saying he was hardly going to trifle with his best friend's sister, and he was certainly not some rake who would play her false.”
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To deceive or fool someone
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To interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations
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Make small movements, especially of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience
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To waste time through aimless wandering or indecision
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Piffle or twaddle
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To spend time in a relaxed, lazy manner
Pronoun
A thing of little value or importance
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