Definition of "a trifle" 
- (adverb) A little.
Use "a trifle" in a sentence
- "The face was a trifle froglike, for his pale blue eyes had a tendency to pop out—exophthalmia, the Greeks called it."
- "For Richard, the seven years of his apprenticeship were a joy when it came to the work and the learning, even if a trifle on the cheerless side when it came to physical comfort."
- "If only Mr. Longfellow had been a trifle more considerate in the matter of long, queer words!"