a trifle


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a trifle

A little. I'm feeling a trifle hungry, but I don't want a big, heavy meal right now.
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a trifle

A little; somewhat: a trifle stingy.
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With its swirls of cream and fruity decorations, a trifle certainly looks the part and it slips down easily, even after the most substantial main course.
"Use a good sherry for the trifle because it will give a richer finish.." Putting a trifle on the home-entertaining menu should take the stress out of dessert making for the cook.
"Making a trifle isn't a pressure job," said Norma.
If you've no time to make a trifle, the major supermarkets all produce their own.