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
I am a trifler; and with myself, Cupid, my care, is a trifler too; I am no more substantial myself than is my subject-matter.
“I know at least four sorts of kisses,” reflected the Mexican trifler.Red Men and White|Owen Wister
Such extreme and manifest sensitiveness provokes the trifler to fresh follies.The Young Maiden|A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
It would be wrong, however, to think of Burke as a trifler even in his youth.Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America|Edmund Burke
I have longed for some better object of worship than the trifler of fashion, or the yet more ignoble minion of the senses.Devereux, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton