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tri·fling

 (trī′flĭng)
adj.
1. Of little worth or importance. See Synonyms at trivial.
2. Frivolous or foolish: "Mr. Knightly ... is not a trifling, silly young man" (Jane Austen).

tri′fling·ly adv.
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trifling

(ˈtraɪflɪŋ)
adj
1. insignificant or petty
2. frivolous or idle
ˈtriflingly adv
ˈtriflingness n
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tri•fling

(ˈtraɪ flɪŋ)

adj.
1. insignificant: a trifling sum.
2. frivolous; shallow; light.
[1350–1400]
syn: See petty.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trifling - the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of workingtrifling - the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
delay, holdup - the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
Adj.1.trifling - not worth considering; "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter"
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
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trifling

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trifling

adjective
Contemptibly unimportant:
Slang: measly.
Idiom: of no account.
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Translations
تافِه، زَهيد
bezvýznamný
ubetydelig
smávægilegur

trifling

[ˈtraɪflɪŋ] ADJ (= insignificant) → sin importancia, frívolo
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trifling

[ˈtraɪflɪŋ] adj [matter, details] → insignifiant(e)
the trifling sum of ten pounds
BUT la bagatelle de dix livres.
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trifling

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trifling

[ˈtraɪflɪŋ] adjinsignificante
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trifle

(ˈtraifl) noun
1. anything of very little value. $100 is a trifle when one is very rich.
2. (a dish of) a sweet pudding made of sponge-cake, fruit, cream etc. I'm making a trifle for dessert.
ˈtrifling adjective
unimportant. a trifling amount of money.
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References in classic literature ?
"You have spoken triflingly of--of the volume by which Miss Wilson sets great store, and properly so."
He modestly deplores it as 'a trifle, and that triflingly handled'.
The dictionary defines a flirt as "one courting triflingly or acting amorously without serious intentions'.