Noun(1) a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate(2) a detail that is considered insignificant(3) something of small importance
Verb(1) waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently(2) act frivolously(3) consider not very seriously
(1) But this is too serious a matter to trifle with, and it's too heartfelt an issue.(2) men who trifle with women's affections(3) He simply doesn't have time to trifle with losers.(4) The top ladies can trifle with the exaggerated exposure of legging it around a male tournament, for they don't need the dollars but would occupy places men try hard to earn.(5) I'd probably want to follow it with my mother-in-law's trifle or wonderful summer pudding.(6) the thousand yen he'd paid seemed the merest trifle(7) Popular desserts were trifle , fruit salad and traditional Christmas pudding, often made wrapped in a cloth and boiled in the copper.(8) That seven-day rhythm was not something to trifle with.(9) Genuine low self-esteem is nothing to trifle with.(10) 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.(11) We must not trifle with the people's trust by foot-dragging.(12) When a ham is roasting in the oven with a bit of sherry poured over it, or a trifle , for goodness' sake, has a bit of sherry in it, is sherry not a cooking condiment?(13) Yet he has shown a willingness to trifle with it at a time when it is more important than ever to Australia's security.(14) ├ö├ç├┐We should not trifle with this final opportunity of achieving peace,├ö├ç├û Wickremesinghe said.(15) bowls of trifle followed(16) The member is starting to trifle with the House.