Origin of trivia
Definition for trivia (2 of 2)
Origin of Trivia
Examples from the Web for trivia
Brad Rutter is trying to turn his trivia fame into entertainment.From Socially Isolated Nerd to Jeopardy! Bad Boy: A Thank You Note|Arthur Chu|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hexagon, where she endeared herself to Japanese audiences for giving ridiculously answers to trivia questions.Masahiro Tanaka Is the Yankees' $155M Lethal Weapon and Strikeout Machine|Allen Barra|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ted is a quirky guy that loves esoteric topics like Teddy Roosevelt trivia and the history of belts.Everything You Need to Know About 'How I Met Your Mother'|Chancellor Agard|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But instead of boning up on trivia, he read my blog—and schooled himself on game theory.How I Taught Arthur Chu to Be the ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Everyone Loves to Hate|Keith Williams|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some results are interesting, though many shade into trivia.
Now they draw nigh the groves of Trivia and the roof of gold.
But Opis, Trivia's sentinel, long ere now sits high on the hill-tops, gazing on the battle undismayed.
And in a large collection of boy's stuff, one would not observe the absence of a Boy Scout knife and other trivia.The Fourth R|George Oliver Smith
To "Trivia" may be allowed all that it claims; it is sprightly, various, and pleasant.Lives of the Poets: Gay, Thomson, Young, and Others|Samuel Johnson
The idea was to keep him busy, keep his mind on trivia, keep him from thinking about what was going on inside that reactor.The Bramble Bush|Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for trivia
Word Origin for trivia
Word Origin and History for trivia
"trivialities, things of little consequence," 1902, popularized as title of a book by L.P. Smith, from Latin trivia, plural of trivium "place where three roads meet," in transferred use, "an open place, a public place" (see trivial). The sense connection is "public," hence "common, commonplace."