plural noun

few·​trils ˈfyü-trəlz How to pronounce fewtrils (audio)
dialectal, England
: things of little value : trifles

Examples of fewtrils in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After the girls spelled two words correctly each — fidibus, haltere, nepeta and fewtrils — Thummala faltered on neroli oil, leaving Avant-garde the opportunity to claim the title. Victoria Albert, CBS News, 9 July 2021

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Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

circa 1750, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fewtrils was circa 1750

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“Fewtrils.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fewtrils. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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