Meaning of “flippant” in the English Dictionary

"flippant" in British English

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flippantadjective

uk /ˈflɪp.ənt/ us /ˈflɪp.ənt/ UK informal flip
flippancy
noun [ U ] uk /ˈflɪp.ən.si/ us /ˈflɪp.ən.si/
flippantly
adverb uk /ˈflɪp.ənt.li/ us /ˈflɪp.ənt.li/

(Definition of “flippant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flippant" in American English

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flippantadjective

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."

(Definition of “flippant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)