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Definition of Trifle

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. With such poor trifles playing. --Drayton. Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmation strong As proofs of holy writ. --Shak. Small sands the mountain, moments make year, And frifles life. --Young. 2. A dish composed of sweetmeats, fruits, cake, wine, etc., with syllabub poured over it.
Trifle
Trifle Tri"fle, v. t. 1. To make of no importance; to treat as a trifle. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. To spend in vanity; to fritter away; to waste; as, to trifle away money. ``We trifle time.' --Shak.

Meaning of Trifle from wikipedia

- Trifle in English cuisine is a dessert made with fruit, a thin layer of sponge fingers soaked in sherry or another fortified wine, and custard. It can...
- Trifle is a British dessert Trifle (metal), a grade of pewter 84 parts of tin, 7 of antimony, and 4 parts of copper Trifle (trimaran) trimaran sailboat...
- Trifles is a one-act play by Susan Glaspell. It was first performed by the Provincetown Players at the Wharf Theatre in Provincetown, M****achusetts, on...
- Trifle was a 42 ft (13 m) trimaran sailboat designed by Derek Kelsall and produced in 1966 as a further development of his first trimaran Toria. Featuring...
- Triflic acid, also known as trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, TFMS, TFSA, HOTf or TfOH, is a sulfonic acid with the chemical formula CF3SO3H. It is one of...
- of the eponymous talking dog Selby, together with his owners Dr and Mrs Trifle. Since the release of the first book, Selby's Secret, there have been fourteen...
- Love's Kitchen (originally titled No Ordinary Trifle) is a 2011 British romantic comedy film directed by James Hacking and starring Dougray Scott, Claire...
- Italian dessert layering custard and sponge cake, perhaps derived from trifle. Recipes for this sweet first appeared in the regions Emilia-Romagna (in...
- the cracks between bristling with almonds. As a variety of the English trifle, tipsy cake is po****r in the American South, often served after dinner...
- For the first challenge of the episode the bakers were asked to make a Trifle of their own choice, using Ladyfingers, Sponge or Biscuit for the base and...