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trivia

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction triv·ia \ˈtri-vē-ə\

Simple Definition of trivia

  • : unimportant facts or details

  • : facts about people, events, etc., that are not well-known

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of trivia

  1. :  unimportant matters :  trivial facts or details; also singular in construction :  a quizzing game involving obscure facts

Origin of trivia

New Latin, back-formation from Latin trivialis


First Known Use: 1920


TRIVIA Defined for Kids

trivia

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noun plural triv·ia \ˈtri-vē-ə\

Definition of trivia for Students

  1. :  interesting facts that are not well-known Hint: Trivia can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking.




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