Origin of trifle
OTHER WORDS FROM trifletrifler, noun
Words nearby trifle
How to use trifle in a sentence
I know how to make her cassata cake and trifle, but the artichokes seemed so simple I never really dug in deep on this one.
If you read the obituaries of Richard Nixon, you would have thought Watergate a mere trifle.Joe Paterno’s Death Shouldn’t Turn Him Into Sandusky Case’s Martyr|Buzz Bissinger|January 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He also has hit clutch shots down the stretch (never mind that little trifle I wrote about pressure).
This list will also likely include petit fours, mini éclairs, trifle, and chocolate and lemon mousse.
It should be soft and light enough to spread easily over the top of the trifle in a not-too-thick layer.
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The tiny frown reappeared between her eyes, lingered a trifle longer than before, and vanished.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The lady in black, creeping behind them, looked a trifle paler and more jaded than usual.
Everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Edna was a trifle embarrassed at being thus signaled out for the imperious little woman's favor.