Meaning of “trifle” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “trifle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trifle" in American English

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triflenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtrɑɪ·fəl/

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 us /ˈtrɑɪ·flɪŋ/

It was such a trifling sum of money to argue about.

(Definition of “trifle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)