Definition of triflingly in US English:



  • See trifling

    • ‘Wages for common labor and almost everything else were triflingly small, the hours of toil were long, and the supply of men for every demand was great.’
    • ‘There are still situations that require some triflingly complex code to pluralize certain nouns.’
    • ‘But this is triflingly cute compared with what's next.’
    • ‘In contrast, an aircraft parked on a ramp has none of these characteristics and - compared with most other ground targets - is triflingly easy to destroy.’
    • ‘It also shows how triflingly small a compromise can appear to the world - that it is rarely a giant leap, but more often a series of small steps.’