trifling

adjective

Definition of trifling

  1. :  lacking in significance or solid worth: such asa :  frivolous trifling talkb :  trivial a trifling giftc chiefly dialectal :  lazy, shiftless a trifling fellow

Examples of trifling in a sentence

  1. a trifling sum of money

  2. deciding what you want to do for a living is no trifling matter

1535

First Known Use of trifling

1535


TRIFLING Defined for English Language Learners

trifling

adjective

Definition of trifling for English Language Learners

  • : having little value or importance


TRIFLING Defined for Kids

trifling

adjective tri·fling \ˈtrī-fliŋ\

Definition of trifling for Students

  1. 1 :  not serious :  frivolous He worries about trifling details.

  2. 2 :  of little value We paid a trifling amount.



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