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!"

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