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noun [C]  /ˈtrɑɪ·fəl/ us  
a matter or item of little value or importance a trifle A trifle means slightly or to a small degree: He admits to being a trifle nervous before every show.
adjective  /ˈtrɑɪ·flɪŋ/ us  
It was such a trifling sum of money to argue about.
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