Associations to the word «Trifling»


TRIFLING, adjective. Trivial, or of little importance.
TRIFLING, adjective. Idle or frivolous.
TRIFLING, adjective. (AAVE) Of suspicious character, typically secretive or deceitful; shady.
TRIFLING, noun. The act of one who trifles; frivolous behaviour.

Dictionary definition

TRIFLING, noun. The deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working.
TRIFLING, adjective. Not worth considering; "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter".

Wise words

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