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flippant

adjective uk   /ˈflɪp.ənt/ ( UK informal flip) us  
not serious about a serious subject, in an attempt to be funny or to appear clever: a flippant remark/attitude It's easy to be flippant, but we have a serious problem to deal with here. I think she just thought I was being flippant.
flippancy
noun [U] uk   /-ən.si/ us  
flippantly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “flippant”
in Korean 건방진…
in Arabic وَقِح…
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 Spanish frívolo…
in Portuguese irreverente…
in German leichtfertig…
in Catalan poc seriós, frívol…
in Japanese 不真面目な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻率的,浮夸的…
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