Definition of trivia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtrɪviə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪviə//
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  1. 1unimportant matters, details or information We spent the whole evening discussing domestic trivia.
  2. 2(usually in compounds) facts about many subjects that are used in a game to test people’s knowledge a trivia quiz
  3. Word Originearly 20th cent.: from modern Latin, plural of trivium ‘place where three roads meet’, influenced in sense by trivial.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trivia