pif·​fling ˈpi-flən How to pronounce piffling (audio)
: of little worth or importance : trivial

Examples of piffling in a Sentence

from his perspective as a billionaire, what the governor got paid was a piffling amount

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of piffling was in 1864

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Cite this Entry

“Piffling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piffling. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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