Usage examples for trifle

  1. Well, my game is a trifle different. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  2. Do not be alarmed, that was only a trifle. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  3. Don't you value that pretty little head more than to trifle with me? – The Pirate Woman by Aylward Edward Dingle
  4. Mrs. Richards's tone was a trifle too eager. – The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  5. Ned seemed for a moment a trifle disconcerted. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  6. The inspector looked a trifle uncomfortable. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  7. Trifle with me no more. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. " If he were a respectable Hindu, religious and obedient to the law of caste, it might be a trifle early; but in this case the man has been dead to the family ever since his return from England. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  9. I fancy he looked forward to the adventure, and is a trifle disappointed this morning. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  10. But I did expect there would be a trifle more light. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  11. Also, my dear sir, please use a trifle of common sense. – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  12. Yes, my lad, I am, and not above winning a trifle, or losing it. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  13. But I must confess I was a trifle startled." – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  14. I will not trifle with you, Pearl. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  15. Perhaps I was a trifle too soon. – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  16. Of course it must be a trifle dull at times ... – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  17. It would only be returning a trifle of all you have done for me. – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  18. " I hope I ain't kept you waitin', Peachy," he remarked, a trifle breathlessly. – The Loves of Ambrose by Margaret Vandercook
  19. Well, then, do not trifle with me any longer, but repeat at once all that you heard him say. – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  20. " Just a trifle," he said gravely. – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn