Definitions for a trifle

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word a trifle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. a bit, a little, a trifle(adverb)

    to a small degree; somewhat

    "it's a bit warm"; "felt a little better"; "a trifle smaller"

Wiktionary

  1. a trifle(Adverb)

    A little.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a trifle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a trifle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dwight L. Moody:

    Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded.

  2. George Crabbe:

    Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.

  3. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it.... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.

  4. John Locke:

    Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.

  5. E. B. White:

    You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what's a life, anyway We're born, we live a little while, we die. A spider's life can't help being something of a mess, with all this trapping and eating flies. By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone's life can stand a little of that.

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