To better see all uses of the word
Moby Dick
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
Moby Dick
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Besides, it was the stronger men in the Town-Ho that had been divided into gangs, taking turns at the pumps; and being the most athletic seaman of them all, Steelkilt had been regularly assigned captain of one of the gangs; consequently he should have been freed from any trivial business not connected with truly nautical duties, such being the case with his comrades.

  • There are no more uses of "trivial" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • We’re in agreement on the main issues. We just have some trivial details to work out.
  • I have heard only trivial objections.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading