English version

trifle in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrifletri‧fle1 /ˈtraɪfəl/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 a trifle2 [countable] old-fashionedUNIMPORTANT something unimportant or not valuable 🔊 There’s no point in arguing over trifles.3 [countable, uncountable]DF a cold British sweet dish made of layers of cake, fruit, jelly, custard, and cream
Examples from the Corpus
trifleAlas, they are just a trifle over life size.A tall man of military bearing, who I fancied looked a trifle uncomfortable in civilian clothes, stood on the threshold.But such a trifle was not worthy of being brought by such a gentleman as you seem to be.At first, the difficulty he had in opening the door of his room seemed no more than an irritating trifle.Buying a house is no trifle for middle class families.His antiquarian temperament has made him a greater snapper-up of unconsidered trifles of archaeology, architecture and literature.