Definition of Trifler

1. Noun. One who behaves lightly or not seriously.

Generic synonyms: Bum, Do-nothing, Idler, Layabout, Loafer
Derivative terms: Trifle



Definition of Trifler

1. n. One who trifles.

Definition of Trifler

1. Noun. a pewterer, who produced small pewter utensils, like saltcellars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trifler

1. one that trifles [n -S] - See also: trifles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trifler

triffid
triffids
triffidy
trifid
trifid beggar-ticks
trifid bur marigold
trifistulary
triflate
triflates
triflation
triflavin
trifle away
trifle with
trifled
trifler (current term)
triflers
trifles
triflic
triflic acid
triflimide
trifling
triflingly
triflingness
triflings
triflorous
trifluctuation
trifluoperazine
trifluoperazine hydrochloride
trifluoperazines

Literary usage of Trifler

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1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1777)
"The trifler is ... the author of the trifler has clothed his reflexions in a. pleating variety of little ... which have fo much merit as the trifler. ..."

2. Life and Letters of Robert Browning by Sutherland Mrs Orr (1908)
"... their Mode of Appearance—The trifler—M. de Ripert-Monclar—Paracelsus—Letters to Mr. Fox concerning it; its Publication—Incidental Origin of Paracelsus; ..."

3. Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye by Charles Sprague Smith (1902)
"... the forest, persuaded that you are not a trifler, will admit you to so intimate a companionship that you can think away every profanation; and, ..."

4. Annals of Westminster School by John Sargeaunt (1898)
"A Whig School —School Life—Turbulence—The trifler—Soldiers—India—The Hastings Cup—The Curriculum— Verses—French—Games—Smith's ..."

5. The Heroes of Methodism: Containing Sketches of Eminent Methodist Ministers by Joseph Beaumont Wakeley (1857)
"DAWSON AND THE SOLEMN trifler. A person who was anxious to be thought cunning, once began to exhibit his wit, in company with a few religious friends, ..."

6. Annals of Westminster School by John Sargeaunt (1898)
"... The trifler — Soldiers — India — The Hastings Cup — The Curriculum — Verses — French — Games — Smith's Boys — Benefactors. T/^NIPE, Freind, and Nicoll ..."

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