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OTHER WORDS FROM flippantflip·pan·cy, flip·pant·ness, nounflip·pant·ly, adverbun·flip·pant, adjectiveun·flip·pant·ly, adverb
How to use flippant in a sentence
"That I don't know, sir," the girl replied, speaking with a flippancy that was careless and almost impertinent.In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells
In parliament he had hitherto opposed all popular measures, sometimes with insolent flippancy.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
"They might as well kill a man as scare him to death," he said, with an attempt to get back to his customary flippancy.Gallegher and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
But when he had carefully dressed for it, and was immersed in its shallow flippancy, he reacted the other way.Mountain|Clement Wood
In the ecstatic solemnity with which she swore her faith to him the ordinary sensibilities of sex seemed a flippancy.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy