Definition of bagatelle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bagatelle

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌbæɡəˈtɛl//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] a game played on a board with small balls that you try to hit into holes
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] (literary) a small and unimportant thing or amount It cost a mere bagatelle.
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