Share this entry

trifling
American English: /ˈtraɪf(ə)lɪŋ/
British English: /ˈtrʌɪflɪŋ/

Translation of trifling in Spanish:

adjective

  • sin importancia
    Example sentences
    • Puccini was expert not only at describing the trifling matters of daily life, but also at using various melodies to expose the distinctive personality of each character.
    • Why does this sort of trifling semantic difference matter?
    • You might think that these are mere trifling matters.

Definition of trifling in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day sarcasmo
    Pronunciation:
    m
    sarcasm …
    Cultural fact of the day

    mezcal

    Mezcal is an alcoholic drink similar to tequila obtained in Mexico by distilling the juice or aguamiel extracted from roasted tips of the maguey plant. Bottles of mezcal are usually sold containing a gusano, the larva of an insect that lives on the maguey. This is said to enhance the flavor.