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Found 2 items, similar to trifle.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: trifle trifle n 1: jam-spread sponge cake soaked in wine served with custard sauce 2: a detail that is considered insignificant [syn: technicality, triviality] 3: something of small importance [syn: triviality, trivia, small beer] trifle v 1: waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently [syn: piddle, wanton, wanton away, piddle away] 2: act frivolously [syn: frivol] 3: consider not very seriously; “He is trifling with her”; “She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania” [syn: dally, play]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Trifle Trifle \Tri"fle\, n. [OE. trifle, trufle, OF. trufle mockery, raillery, trifle, probably the same word as F. truffe truffle, the word being applied to any small or worthless object. See Truffle.] 1. A thing of very little value or importance; a paltry, or trivial, affair. [1913 Webster] With such poor trifles playing. --Drayton. [1913 Webster] Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmation strong As proofs of holy writ. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Small sands the mountain, moments make year, And frifles life. --Young. [1913 Webster] 2. A dish composed of sweetmeats, fruits, cake, wine, etc., with syllabub poured over it. [1913 Webster] Trifle \Tri"fle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trifled; p. pr. & vb. n. Trifling.] [OE. trifelen, truflen. See Trifle, n.] To act or talk without seriousness, gravity, weight, or dignity; to act or talk with levity; to indulge in light or trivial amusements. [1913 Webster] They trifle, and they beat the air about nothing which toucheth us. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] To trifle with, to play the fool with; to treat without respect or seriousness; to mock; as, to trifle with one's feelings, or with sacred things. [1913 Webster] Trifle \Tri"fle\, v. t. 1. To make of no importance; to treat as a trifle. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To spend in vanity; to fritter away; to waste; as, to trifle away money. “We trifle time.” --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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