trifle Idioms & Phrases

a trifle

  • adverb to a small degree; somewhat
    a bit; a little.
    • it's a bit warm
    • felt a little better
    • a trifle smaller

To trifle with

  • to play the fool with; to treat without respect or seriousness; to mock; as, to trifle with one's feelings, or with sacred things.
Webster 1913

trifle away

  • verb spend wastefully
    wanton; wanton away.
    • wanton one's money away