French translation of 'trifling'
- [matter, details]
⇒ the trifling sum of ten pounds
la bagatelle de dix livres
Example Sentences Including 'trifling'
I do not ask for your library out of any trifling curiosity.A Plague of Angels
It was the expression of a man who'd won a trifling game of one-upmanship.The Sound of Murder
Grown men didn't wax petulant over such trifling disappointments.Something in the Water
Trends of 'trifling'
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- (= unimportant thing)
- (= thing of no value)
≈ diplomate m
a trifle (adverb) (= slightly)
⇒ a trifle long
un peu long
to trifle with sb
traiter qn à la légèrenot to be trifled with
⇒ Mitchell was not someone to be trifled with.
Avec Mitchell, on ne plaisantait pas.
Example Sentences Including 'trifle'
Yorkshire pudding, snow peas topped with sliced almonds, bib lettuce with Roquefort dressing and probably a trifle for dessert.Cormorant
In fact, there is much about politics that the ordinary mind finds a trifle fantastic.Political Suicide
The new school of Freedom critics were extremely prolific, if perhaps a trifle obscure.At the Stroke of Twelve
Translation of trifling from the Collins English to French Dictionary