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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...
- absorb, which is about 1%. The second type, known as "trifling metal" or "trifle", was used for holloware and is made up of fine metal with approximately...
- A trifle may be: trifle, a British dessert Trifle (metal), a grade of pewter 84 parts of tin, 7 of antimony, and 4 parts of copper Trifle (trimaran) trimaran...
- 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...
- 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...
- Italian dessert layering custard and sponge cake, perhaps derived from trifle. Recipes for this sweet first appeared in the regions Emilia-Romagna (in...
- Triflic anhydride is the chemical compound with the formula (CF3SO2)2O. This compound is a particularly strong electrophile, useful for introducing the...
- Retrieved July 2, 2016. Fernandez, Manny (September 14, 2013). "Not to Be, Um, Trifled With, Texas Guards Its Slogans". The New York Times. Retrieved December...
- uncleanliness in body, clothes, or habitation." "Tranquility. Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable." "Chastity. Rarely use venery but...
- near it. There must be thousands who can support this attestation. It's a trifle, but it's worth nailing down. George Seldes wrote in 1936 that although...
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