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English definition of “flippant”


adjective    /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 ."
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