trifle - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈtraɪf(ə)l/
singulartrifle
pluraltrifles
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a sweet food eaten especially in the UK, made from cake covered with fruit or jelly, cold custard, and sometimes cream
  2. 2
    [countable] old-fashioned something that is not very important

    a mere trifle

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