Translation of trifle in Spanish:

trifle

Pronunciation: /ˈtraɪfəl/

n

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (trivial thing) nimiedad (feminine) don't waste your time on trifles no pierdas el tiempo en nimiedades your problem is a mere trifle compared to mine tu problema no es nada or es una nimiedad comparado con el mío
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    • It appears that you have finally realized the importance of trifles, but you have not yet learned what to do with them.
    • Today's scripted trifles are the most important trivia of his life.
    • At times the whole world seems to be in conspiracy to importune you with emphatic trifles.
    1.2 (small amount) (no plural/sin plural) insignificancia (feminine) it only cost a trifle costó una insignificancia or una bagatela show a trifle more interest! ¡a ver si muestras un poquitín or una pizca más de interés! it's a trifle too salty (as adverb/como adverbio) está un poquitín or un pelín salado [colloquial/familiar]
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    • It seems 100 million won is a trifle as the value system of money is shaken and the social function of money is faltering in the raging Lotto syndrome.
    • The £2.50 or so I try and save is a mere trifle, but I am obsessed by it.
    • It cost me but a trifle.
  • 2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Cookery/Cocina]postre de bizcocho, jerez, crema y frutas sopa (feminine) inglesa (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)
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    • There were cold meats of every kind, huge bowls of mixed salads, large desserts, trifles, jellies tarts and mince pies, and also some very interesting looking hors d' oeuvres.
    • Whether it comes as a traditional bowl of fruit and Jersey cream or a rich trifle, vivid ice cream or cool cheesecake, the combination is an unmissable part of the British summer.
    • Sherry, brandy, and Marsala add flavour and an alcoholic kick to creamy puddings such as trifle, syllabub, cranachan, brose, tiramisu, zabaglione, and egg nog.

Phrasal verbs

trifle with

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[person/emotions] jugar* con she is not a person to be trifled with no es una persona con la que se pueda jugar to trifle with sb's affections jugar* con los sentimientos de algn

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