bagatelle

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

bag·a·telle

noun \ˌba-gə-ˈtel\

Definition of BAGATELLE

1
:  trifle 1
2
:  any of various games involving the rolling of balls into scoring areas
3
:  a short literary or musical piece in light style

Examples of BAGATELLE

  1. <the question of who will pick up the coffee is a mere bagatelle in the overall planning of the conference>

Origin of BAGATELLE

French, from Italian bagattella
First Known Use: 1633

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