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English definition of “flippant”

flippant

adjective  /ˈflɪp·ənt/ (infml flip,  /flɪp/) us  
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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