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trifle

 
Noun trifle has 3 senses
  1. trifle - jam-spread sponge cake soaked in wine served with custard sauce
    --1 is a kind of
    dessert, sweet, afters
    --1 has particulars: tipsy cake
  2. technicality, trifle, triviality - a detail that is considered insignificant
    --2 is a kind of detail, item, point
  3. triviality, trivia, trifle, small beer - something of small importance
    --3 is a kind of object, physical object
    --3 has particulars: bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolity
Verb trifle has 3 senses
  1. piddle, wanton, wanton away, piddle away, trifle - waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    --1 is one way to spend, pass
    Derived form: noun trifling1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. frivol, trifle - act frivolously
    --2 is one way to act, behave, do
    Derived form: noun trifler1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. dally, trifle, play - consider not very seriously; "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"
    --3 is one way to consider, take, deal, look at
    Sample sentence:
    Sam wants to trifle with Sue
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