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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

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RELAX in stylish Triflers restaurant with two for one on Sunday Lunch.
protect ourselves against triflers and intruders by paying less regard to all telephone communications.
Though this account makes it sound as if Henry's minions were triflers, the concern voiced here proves their political importance.
Then, no doubt thinking better of the prospect, disheartened in advance by what he can already taste is and as the ash of half-felicitous and wholly pointless utterance, the rhetorical trope and ripe rodomontade whose tripping comeliness upon the tongue leaves triflers but the taste of tripe, that busy tinkering with language for which he does not give a tinker's damn, he lifts his white kid gloves instead from the proferred silver salver.
And he stipulated that "the professors in this university shall not be permitted, as in some other colleges, to be drones, or triflers, drunkards or negligent of their duty in any manner of way.