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Definition of the adverb a trifle
What does a trifle mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
Alternative definition of the adverb a trifle
- A little.
- synonym: a bit
"A Trifle" a.k.a. "Chhoti Si Baat" is a 1975 Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film's title means "Such a Small Thing" in Hindi. Considered one of the best Hindi comedy films of the 1970s, it is a nostalgic favourite for its quirky take on pre-hypercongestion Bombay. The film became a box office hit and also earned Filmfare nominations and a Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Basu Chatterjee. It also established Amol Palekar as having an uncommon comic talent for playing mousy characters, a role he would go on to repeat several times in his career. This movie is based on "School for Scoundrels", a 1960 British Comedy which itself was based on the "Gamesmanship" series of books by Stephen Potter.
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babiole, a trifle, whim- wham, guigaw, or small toy for a child to play withal — Cot. The sense of a toy or trifle is constantly connected with that of chatter, jesting, idle talk, as Fr. babiole with babiller, to babble ; trifle with Fr. truffer, to jest ; Fr.
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
a small amount: The jacket was a trifle short. • trifle verb ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
A trifle* ; a fondler. — The daily dal'.ieri with pleasant words, with smiling countenances, and with writers, purposed to be lost, before they vrere proposed to be made. Ascham. DALL1NGTQN, a town in Njttjnghamfhire, near Normanton. ( a.) ...
Folens Dictionary (1999)
by Fred McDonald
trifle noun trifles 1 A trifle is a dessert made from layers of cake, fruit, custard and cream.
by Charles Richardson
A trifle, — ...
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