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Synonyms for trifle

unimportant matter or thing


very small amount


Synonyms for trifle

to treat lightly or flippantly

to move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

to make amorous advances without serious intentions

trifle away: to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

trifle away: to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

Synonyms for trifle

a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly

a detail that is considered insignificant

act frivolously


Related Words

consider not very seriously

References in periodicals archive ?
xx Serves 8 12 trifle sponges 2 tsp kirsch 3 tbsp black cherry jam 2 tins pitted black cherries, drained 2 tbsp custard powder 2 tsp cocoa 1 tbsp granulated sugar 570ml milk 500ml double cream 2-3 squares of dark chocolate for garnish
Pop the trifle into the fridge to chill for one hour before eating.
A DVD presentation, songs sung of the times and a table quiz to test your memory of the events, plus a traditional English supper of bangers and mash followed by trifle.
I've taken the key flavours and ingredients of a classic Black Forest gateau and used them to make the trifle, using some different techniques, methods and ingredients.
the TAKE 5 bar morphs into an elegant plated dessert galvanized by a trifle with some familiar and not-so-familiar flavors such as miso caramel.
Would Peter Trifle have been such an imposing figure in the Manchester United goal?
The new products consist of traditional British summer favourites strawberry & raspberry trifle and summer pudding, which is a compote of six summer fruits, a light sponge and a fruity syrup.
The Catering Product of the Year award was shared by Black Cherry, Chocolate & Amaretto Trifle, produced by D.
What a mere trifle to engage in while we ignore God's gift of a beautiful and life-sustaining environment.
The bland but likable enough coming-of-age trifle "Starter for 10" comes made by and for people whose feet tap involuntarily the second they hear the big beat of the Psychedelic Furs' "Love My Way.
But if you like your sci-fi a trifle ironic this book knocks it out of the park and into low-earth orbit.
The tourists at Caesars Palace will swoon, no doubt, but fans weaned on John's '70s classics may find The Captain and the Kid a trifle overbaked.
Gary Reed's adaptation is well done, if a trifle sketchy.
may have been a trifle harsh in describing Alan Greenspan as "one of the biggest political hacks in Washington.
Branded as Loseley, the range features Malibu Trifle, Tia Maria Tiramisu and Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry Trifle.