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trifle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trifle

  1. something of little importance <let us not speak of trifles when our nation may be going to war> Synonyms bagatelle, child's play, frippery, nonproblem, nothing, picayune, shuck(s), small beer, small change, triviality Related Words naught (also nought), nothingness, smoke, zero; peanuts, pittance, song, straw, two bits; bunk, claptrap, drivel, folly, fribble, fudge, hogwash, humbug, humbuggery, nonsense, piffle, rot, trash, trivia; bit, crumb, dab, dram, lick, mite, ounce, particle, pinhead, scintilla, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), soupçon, speck, spot, tad, touch, trace




trifle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trifle

  1. 1 to show a sexual attraction for someone just for fun <do not trifle with me unless you mean to ask me to marry you> Synonyms coquet (or coquette), dally, frivol, mess around, toy, flirtRelated Words vamp; court, mash, woo; josh, kid, put on, razz, rib, tease; fool, lead on, string along; manipulate, play (with)

  2. 2 to spend time in aimless activity <spent a lazy afternoon trifling on the front porch> Synonyms doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang about [British], kick around, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), fiddleRelated Words dally, dawdle, dillydally, hang (around or out), idle, loaf, loll, lounge; clown (around), horse around; diddle (with), tinkerNear Antonyms buckle (down), knuckle down, set (to), settle (down)




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