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trifle

US [ˈtraɪf(ə)l]
UK ['traɪf(ə)l]
  • n.小事;琐事;稍微;一点儿
  • v.轻视;闹着玩儿地讲[行动];闲混;玩忽
  • Web少量;少许;嬉耍
Plural Form:trifles  Present Participle:trifling  Past Tense:trifled  
trifle
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n.
1.
[sing]
稍微;一点儿slightly
She seemed a trifle anxious.
她似乎有点儿焦急。
2.
[c]
小事;琐事;不值钱的东西something that is not valuable or important
$1 000 is a mere trifle to her.
1 000 元对她来说不过是区区小数。
3.
[c][u]
葡萄酒蛋糕,屈莱弗(在蛋糕和水果上浇葡萄酒或果冻,上覆蛋奶冻等)a cold dessert (= a sweet dish) made from cake and fruit with wine and/or jelly poured over it, covered with custard and cream
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