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trifles

noun
plural of trifle

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something of little importance
  • let us not speak of trifles when our nation may be going to war

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trifles

verb
present tense third-person singular of trifle

Synonyms & Antonyms of trifles (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to show a sexual attraction for someone just for fun
  • do not trifle with me unless you mean to ask me to marry you

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2 to spend time in aimless activity
  • spent a lazy afternoon trifling on the front porch

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“Trifles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trifles. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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