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piffling
American English: /ˈpɪf(ə)lɪŋ/
British English: /ˈpɪflɪŋ/

Translation of piffling in Spanish:

adjective

  • [colloquial]
    (affair/matter)
    insignificante
    (sum/amount)
    ridículo
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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