Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To sport; dally.

Part of speech: noun

Anything of very little value.

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Usage examples "trifle":

  1. From the time we entered the concert hall, however, she was a trifle less passive and inert, and for the first time seemed to perceive her surroundings. - "Youth and the Bright Medusa", Willa Cather.
  2. This is a mere trifle. - "The Land Of Little Rain", Mary Hunter Austin.
  3. He held her hand just a trifle longer than was necessary. - "Flamsted quarries", Mary E. Waller.