piffling

adjective
pif·​fling | \ ˈpi-flən How to pronounce piffling (audio) , -f(ə-)liŋ \

Definition of piffling

: of little worth or importance : trivial

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Examples of piffling in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of piffling

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piffling was in 1864

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“Piffling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piffling?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=p&file=piffli01. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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piffling

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English Language Learners Definition of piffling

chiefly British, informal + disapproving : small and unimportant

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