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trifling

adjective

: having little value or importance

Full Definition of TRIFLING

:  lacking in significance or solid worth: as
a :  frivolous <trifling talk>
b :  trivial <a trifling gift>
c chiefly dialect :  lazy, shiftless <a trifling fellow>

Examples of TRIFLING

  1. a trifling sum of money
  2. <deciding what you want to do for a living is no trifling matter>

First Known Use of TRIFLING

1535

Rhymes with TRIFLING

TRIFLING Defined for Kids

trifling

adjective tri·fling \ˈtrī-fliŋ\

Definition of TRIFLING for Kids

1
:  not serious :  frivolous <He worries about trifling details.>
2
:  of little value <We paid a trifling amount.>

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