verb (used without object), tri·fled, tri·fling.
verb (used with object), tri·fled, tri·fling.
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Origin of trifle
OTHER WORDS FROM trifletrifler, noun
Example sentences from the Web for trifle
The thing was so remote, and in itself so certain, sure, inexorable; a play of issues that held no part for a trifler like me.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
His host considered this as if he found a serious flaw in it; after which he began again: "I never supposed you a trifler."The Tragic Muse|Henry James
The knowledge and the industry of these gentlemen is a perpetual marvel to the ‘bellelettristic trifler.’Oxford|Andrew Lang
No, no, I am no trifler; and I advise you to walk up-stairs again, lest I prove this to your cost.Tales from "Blackwood"|Various
And what is there in my conduct or in my words that can justify Master Lyle in thus treating me as a trifler?