Part of speech:
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
Dull or stale as because of overuse; trite; hackneyed; commonplace
The definition of inane is someone or something that is dumb, pointless, silly or stupid.
Small in size; not big, large, or great
Nothing more or other than; only (as said to be)
The definition of insignificant is someone or something that is small, lacking in power, or otherwise not important.
The act of one who dawdles.
Lack of concern, interest, or feeling; apathy
The definition of frivolous is something that has little value or importance or is silly or trivial.
The definition of negligible is something so small or unimportant that it has no significance.
The definition of petty is someone who gets caught up in small details.
(Informal) To play, fool, trifle, or meddle
To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
The definition of paltry is a small or meager amount, or is something insignificant.
(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
The definition of slight is a small amount or someone that is fragile or has little weight or substance.
Not important; insignificant or petty.
Without worth or merit; useless, valueless, etc.
The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
Fairly large in amount or quantity:
The definition of useful is helpful or beneficial.
Casual romantic or sexual activity:
(Music) To perform on an instrument:
To flirt; play at love
To play (a musical piece).
Waste is defined as to destroy, wear away or use up.
To trick is defined as to make an illusion, or to play a joke or prank.
To discover or ascertain by investigating traces or vestiges of (something prehistoric, etc.)
To treat something casually or without seriousness:
To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
To hint is defined as to suggest something.
To play or fuss; fiddle:
(Informal) To play (a tune) on a fiddle
(Informal) To get rid of or eliminate (something unneeded, unwanted, or problematic)
(Informal) To play music in a casual, informal way
(Archaic) To while away (time)
To dash is defined as to move quickly, to destroy or to add elements to something.
To play in water, as with the hands
To train to the bit
To stand, move, sit, lie, etc. in a relaxed or lazy way; loll
(--- Law) To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
To lead on and disappoint; deceive
To twirl or play with lightly or idly
To tinker is defined as to play around with something, or to try to change or fix it.
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
To function; operate:
To dawdle or fritter (something) away
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