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a trifle

Definition of a trifle

  1. :  to a small degree :  slightly <The music is just a trifle too loud.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something of little value, substance, or importance

    :  a dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake often soaked with wine or spirits (as brandy or rum) and topped with layers of preserves, custard, and cream

  1. :  to talk in a jesting or mocking manner or with intent to delude or mislead

    :  to treat someone or something as unimportant

    :  to handle something idly

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