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trifle

noun
 
 
/ˈtraɪfl/
a trifle formal slightly: It does seem a trifle odd.Small in number and quantity
SWEET DISH [C, U] UK a cold, sweet dish that has layers of cake, fruit, custard (= sweet, yellow sauce), and creamPuddings, desserts and ices
UNIMPORTANT THING [C] formal something silly or unimportantThings of little importanceSmall in number and quantity
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