trifle

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
trifle

Plural
trifles

  1. Something of little worth, notice, or importance
    This issue is a mere trifle.
  2. A British dessert of cake, fruit, cream, and custard
    Mary Anne, you may serve the trifle.

Verb[change]

Plain form
trifle

Third-person singular
trifles

Past tense
trifled

Past participle
trifled

Present participle
trifling

  1. Toying with.
    Are you trifling with my affections?