Definitions For Trifle


  • Something of small importance
  • A detail that is considered insignificant
  • A cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
  • Something that does not have much value or importance
  • A dessert made of layers of cake, jam or jelly, and custard and topped with whipped cream


  • Consider not very seriously
  • Act frivolously
  • Waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently

Is Trifle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Trifle is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Trifle in a Sentence

  • There's no reason to argue over such trifles.
  • The money is a mere trifle to me.
  • Do not trifle with me unless you mean to ask me to marry you
  • Spent a lazy afternoon trifling on the front porch

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