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Noun

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Singular
trifle

Plural
s

trifle (s)
  1. An English dessert made from a mixture of thick custard, fruit, sponge cake, jelly and whipped cream.
  2. An insignificant amount.
  3. A detail or thing of little importance or worth.
  4. A particular kind of pewter.
  5. (uncountable) utensils made from this particular kind of pewter.
  6. See a trifle

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Verb

Infinitive
to trifle

Third person singular
trifl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to trifle (third-person singular simple present trifl, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To deal with something as if it were of little importance or worth.
  2. (intransitive) To act, speak, or otherwise behave with jest.
  3. (intransitive) To inconsequentially toy with something.
  4. (transitive) To squander or waste.

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