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OTHER WORDS FROM flippantflip·pan·cy, flip·pant·ness, nounflip·pant·ly, adverbun·flip·pant, adjectiveun·flip·pant·ly, adverb
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At the risk of sounding unduly flippant, I want to put in a good word for books that contribute to what Samuel Johnson called “the gaiety of nations” and “the public stock of harmless pleasure.”Cheer yourself up with light comedies from another era|Michael Dirda|March 31, 2021|Washington Post
Rangel was frequently flippant on the campaign trail - once pulling out an iPad to answer a question during a televised debate.
When the editor of Outside magazine, Alex Heard, tweeted that I had made an ass of myself, my response was arrogant and flippant.I Was Deluded to Believe Lance Armstrong When He Denied Doping|Buzz Bissinger|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the real Angela Merkel was predictably less flippant than her phony Twitter doppelgänger.
Ali Gharib said after the fact that he realized the comments were flippant and irresponsible.Intramural War of Words Raises Question of Who Loves Israel More|Linda Killian|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He seems implacably bespectacled—admonitory even in his flippant asides.
Hadria was incorrigibly flippant about the banishment of important local subjects.
Lucian attaches an intelligible meaning to these flippant expletives, and represents Socrates as justifying their use.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
He had fired up on one occasion when Professor Theobald said something flippant about Mrs. Temperley.
Her mien was quite serious, but her tone was sprightly—even flippant.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs
That flippant remark broke the tension and the driver climbed gingerly out and viewed the bare hub.Left Tackle Thayer|Ralph Henry Barbour