HyperDic: trifle

English > 6 senses of the word trifle:
NOUNfoodtriflea cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly
cognitiontrifle, trivialitya detail that is considered insignificant
artifacttrifle, triviality, trivia, small beersomething of small importance
VERBstativetrifle, piddle, wanton, wanton away, piddle awaywaste time
socialtrifle, frivolact frivolously
cognitiontrifle, dally, playconsider not very seriously
trifle > pronunciation
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English > trifle: 6 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate.
Narrowertipsy cakeA trifle soaked in wine and decorated with almonds and candied fruit
Broaderpudding, pud(British) the dessert course of a meal ('pud' is used informally)
Spanishsopa inglesa, trifle
English > trifle: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA detail that is considered insignificant.
Broaderdetail, item, pointAn isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
Spanishfruslería, futilidad, nimiedad, pamema, pequeñez, tecnicismo
Catalanbagatel·la, fotesa, futilitat, nimietat, petitesa
English > trifle: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningSomething of small importance.
Synonymstriviality, trivia, small beer
Narrowerbagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolitySomething of little value or significance
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishbagatela, minucia, nimiedad, pamema, pequeñez, trivialidad
Catalanbagatel·la, fotesa, futilesa, futilitat, minúcia, nimietat, trivialitat
English > trifle: 6 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningWaste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymspiddle, wanton, wanton away, piddle away
Broaderspend, expend, droppay out
Nounstriflingthe deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
English > trifle: 6 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAct frivolously.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Nounstriflerone who behaves lightly or not seriously
English > trifle: 6 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningConsider not very seriously.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelSam wants to trifle with Sue
Synonymsdally, play
Broaderconsider, take, deal, look atTake into consideration for exemplifying purposes
Similar todally, toy, play, flirtBehave carelessly or indifferently

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