Definition of Trinketing

1. trinket [v] - See also: trinket



Lexicographical Neighbors of Trinketing

trinitromethane
trinitrophenol
trinitrophenyl-polylysine-horseradish peroxidase
trinitroresorcinol
trinitrosyl
trinitrotoluene
trinitrotoluenes
trinitrotoluol
trinity
triniunity
trink
trinket
trinketed
trinketer
trinketers
trinketing (current term)
trinketlike
trinketries
trinketry
trinkets
trinkety
trinkle
trinkly
trinks
trinkum
trinkums
trinoctial
trinocular
trinodal
trinomen

Literary usage of Trinketing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott (1904)
"It well suits brutes like thee to be tampering and trinketing' with hellish cures, and to be giving your labour to the sons 15 of mischief. ..."

2. The Massachusetts Teacher (1850)
"... the best years of life — are cruelly, cruelly squandered. Is this education ? It is a woful, a wicked tinkering and trinketing of an immortal mind. ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"trinketing, *. Clandestine correspondence with an opposite party. "It was the Independents study to cast all the odium of ..."

4. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1827)
"But although I be bound especially to abhor all trafficking or trinketing with Papists, yet I will not stand in the way of a tender conscience. ..."

5. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"It may be the treasurer will lay what you charge him with at the door of his prince—and many know j where he lay trinketing with the French— This will be ..."

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