Trivial; unimportant: it was recorded in a basement for a piffling two grand
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- Australia itself does not even have any long bridges - the longest in the country is still the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which is absolutely piffling by international standards.
- This amounts to a piffling seventy pence per grand invested per year - wow, I'd like some of that!
- It's left mostly to the actors to bring the premise to life, recreating the piffling small talk, self-congratulation and unease that are the chump change of real-life social intercourse.
ridiculous, laughable, ludicrous, risible, preposterous, absurd
North American informal nickel-and-dime