trifle with

Definition of trifle with

  1. :  to treat or deal with (someone or something) in a way that shows a lack of proper respect or seriousness You shouldn't trifle with their feelings.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something of little value, substance, or importance

    :  a dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake often soaked with wine or spirits (such as brandy or rum) and topped with layers of preserves, custard, and cream

  1. :  to talk in a jesting or mocking manner or with intent to delude or mislead

    :  to treat someone or something as unimportant

    :  to handle something idly

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