Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trifling

1 sense of trifling

Sense 1
dalliance, dawdling, trifling -- (the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working)
       => delay, holdup -- (the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trifle

3 senses of trifle

Sense 1
piddle, wanton, wanton away, piddle away, trifle -- (waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently)
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Sense 2
frivol, trifle -- (act frivolously)
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people")

Sense 3
dally, trifle, play -- (consider not very seriously; "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania")
       => consider, take, deal, look at -- (take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case")

Antonyms of adj trifling

1 sense of trifling

Sense 1
negligible, paltry, trifling -- (not worth considering; "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter")

INDIRECT (VIA worthless) -> valuable -- (having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange; "a valuable diamond")

Similarity of adj trifling

1 sense of trifling

Sense 1
negligible, paltry, trifling -- (not worth considering; "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter")
       => worthless (vs. valuable) -- (lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler")

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