Definition of trivia in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪvɪə


[mass noun]
Details, considerations, or pieces of information of little importance or value: we fill our days with meaningless trivia
More example sentences
  • Weird bits of trivia detailing how much stuff we've lost and how weird some of it is, seem to have become perennial news items.
  • Having heard it repeated a few times, I now find it's one of those pieces of trivia that I simply know.
  • It's a safe piece of trivia that no one expects but then it's pretty easy to remember.


early 20th century: from modern Latin, plural of trivium 'place where three roads meet', influenced in sense by trivial.

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