trifle (n.) Look up trifle at Dictionary.com
c.1200, trufle "false or idle tale," later "matter of little importance" (c.1300), from Old French trufle "mockery," diminutive of truffe "deception," of uncertain origin. As a type of light confection from 1755.
trifle (v.) Look up trifle at Dictionary.com
"treat lightly," 1520s, from trifle (n.). Earlier "cheat, mock" (c.1300). Related: Trifled; trifling.