Trifling - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Trifling.

IDLE
INSIGNIFICANT
MERE
MINUTE
NOMINAL
PETTY
PICAYUNE
TOYING
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IDLE
  1. lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; "idle talk"; "a loose tongue"
  2. run disconnected or idle; "the engine is idling"
  3. silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"
  4. be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
  5. without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"
  6. the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling; "the car engine was running at idle"
  7. not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"
  8. not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"
  9. not having a job; "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"
  10. not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds"
INSIGNIFICANT
  1. not worthy of notice
  2. of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians"
  3. signifying nothing; "insignificant sounds"
  4. devoid of importance, meaning, or force
MERE
  1. a small pond of standing water
  2. being nothing more than specified; "a mere child"
  3. apart from anything else; without additions or modifications; "only the bare facts"; "shocked by the mere idea"; "the simple passage of time was enough"; "the simple truth"
  4. Lake
MINUTE
  1. a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
  2. an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
  3. characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"
  4. infinitely or immeasurably small; "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"; "reduced to a microscopic scale"
  5. distance measured by the time taken to cover it; "we live an hour from the airport"; "its just 10 minutes away"
  6. a short note; "the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"
  7. a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree
  8. a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour; "he ran a 4 minute mile"
NOMINAL
  1. a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
  2. existing in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his party"
  3. named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock"
  4. insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a toknenish gesture"
  5. of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation; "the nominal GDP"; "nominal interest rates"
  6. pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun; "nominal phrase"; "noun phrase"
  7. relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name; "the Russian system of nominal brevity"; "a nominal lists of priests"; "taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls"
PETTY
  1. larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
  2. contemptibly narrow in outlook; "petty little comments"; "disgusted with their small-minded pettiness"
  3. (informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
  4. inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
  5. Most trivial
PICAYUNE
  1. (informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
TOYING
  1. playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
  2. engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; "They played games on their opponents"; "play the stock market"; "play with her feelings"; "toy with an idea"
  3. manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"
  4. behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl's affection"
Clue Database Last Updated: 23/10/2019 9:00am

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Atomic
Avoiding work
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B
Bare
Barely run, as an engine
Baseless
Between assignments
Changing sound to captivate rising artist
Do nothing
Doing nothing
Empty
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Exclusive of anything els
Existing in name only
Extremely small and quiet nursing home
Fallow
Far from developed pond dweller I own, by the sound of it?
French family member
French mother
French parent
Frequent Cleese co-star
Frivolous
Frivolous segment of panel discussion given up
Going nowhere
Goofing off
Groundless
Hardly worth mentioning
Having time on one's hand
Her Maj turned on yours truly, pure and simple
Hero can be heard in lounge
Hoskins had support cut back on the dole
I had lake drained: it’s not working
In name only
In neutral
Inactive
Indolent
Ineffectual
Insignificant
Insignificant conclusion to booklet in badly set type
Insignificant pond
Insignificantly small - token
Jiffy
Jobless
Jobless indulged from time to time
Junior's favourite toy's lost its stuffing
Just
Just chilling
Just loafing
Just lying around
Just sitting around
Just twiddling one
Just twiddling the thumbs
Kill time
Kind of hands that are "t
Kind of speculation
Kind of talk
Kind of technicality?
Knock about
Lake - French mother
Lake or pond
Lake, pond
Lay off
Lazy
Lazy brother abandoning check
Leave in neutral
Lied about being unemployed
Like some chatter
Like some fears
Like some hands
Like some rumors
Like some thoughts
Like some threats
Lion man trained for virtually nothing
Little bit of time
Little more than
Loafing
Lounge
Mark time
Mean cutie runs away
Mega-lake, not one pool
Mothballed
Motionless
Niggling
No longer working
No more than
Not active
Not busy
Not doing anything
Not engaged
Not going anywhere
Not grand
Not in operation
Not in use
Not occupied
Not playing
Not scheduled to compete
Not scheduled to play
Not wanting to work in Madrid, lecturing
Not working
Nothing but
Nothing but water
Nothing doing?
Nothing more than
Nothing more than a pond
Nothing other than
Of no importance
Off
Off the job
Old boundary miles before lake in Lyme Regis
On break, say
On one's duff
Out of action
Out of work
Paltry
Parisian parent
Petty
Picayune
Piddling
Pink-slip
Plain and simple
Playing
Poetic pond
Pond, in Liverpool
Potentially going into sc
President Hollande's mother?
Pure
Python stands up during panel discussion
Record tiny stretch of time
Regularly indulged in lounge
Run at the curb
Run in place
Run while standing
Run without moving
Scant
Shelved
Simple
Simple: it’s distance, not time
Sitting on one's hands
Slight
Slothful extremes of island life
Small
Small number - at least one left
Small number by road regularly on call
Small-minded
Small-minded, rather lacking in character, ultimately
Small; short time
So-called revolutionary plan I monitor a little
Some avoid lectures, spend time doing nothing
Sovereign tucked into fish in lounge
Still
Taking a break from work
Thumb-twiddling
Time piece?
Tiny
Tiny amphibian of mine can be heard
Tiny child receiving letter in Greece
Tiny little child receiving letter from abroad
Titular
Token
Trivial
Twiddling one's thumbs
Unemployed
Unemployed daughter visits French island
Unemployed paid less at the centre
Unemployed superstar, by the sound of it
Unfounded, as gossip
Unimportant
Unmeaningful
Unoccupied
Unused
Useless deli in difficulties
Useless fish in Lake? On the contrary
Very detailed
Very small
Very small lion man shot
Very small, quiet nursing home
Wait at the light
Waiting
Wee
What a getaway car may be
With curtailment in all, "in name only" put another way
Without additions or modifications
You might hear someone admired for not working
Yours truly on lake
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