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flippant

adjective  us   /ˈflɪp·ənt/ (infml flip,  /flɪp/ )
showing or having a rude attitude of not being serious esp. by trying to be amusing when most people expect you to be serious: We had lost thousands of dollars, so we did not appreciate his flippant remark about "better luck next time."
Translations of “flippant”
in Arabic وَقِح…
in Korean 건방진…
in Malaysian sambil lewa…
in French désinvolte…
in Turkish saygısız, küstah, ciddiyetsiz…
in Italian spiritoso, insolente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕率的,浮誇的…
in Russian непочтительный, легкомысленный…
in Polish lekceważący…
in Vietnamese thiếu trang trọng…
in Spanish frívolo…
in Portuguese irreverente…
in Thai ทำเป็นเล่น…
in German leichtfertig…
in Catalan poc seriós, frívol…
in Japanese 不真面目な…
in Indonesian sambil lalu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻率的,浮夸的…
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