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meanings of bagatelle


  1. A game similar to billiards played on an oblong table with pockets or arches at one end only.
  2. A trifle; an insubstantial thing.
  3. A short piece of literature or of instrumental music, typically light or playful in character.
  4. Any of several smaller, wooden table top games developed from the original bagatelle in which the pockets are made of pins; also called pin bagatelle, hit-a-pin bagatelle, jaw ball.


  1. To meander or move around, in a manner similar to the ball in the game of bagatelle.
  2. To bagatellize; to regard as a bagatelle.

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