Definition of trifler in English:



  • See trifle

    • ‘You are not the callous trifler you pretend to be.’
    • ‘They are triflers with God, with one another and with their own souls.’
    • ‘Once the poets and the sages were held to be pleasing triflers, fit for hours of relaxation in the lulls of war.’
    • ‘Our suspicion that his was not a room for triflers was confirmed by the wine list, which had the heft of a big-city phone book.’
    • ‘Sometimes he really is a trifler, but for some things he is very reliable.’