showing that you do not take something as seriously as other people think you should a flippant answer/attitude Sorry, I didn't mean to sound flippant. You can't afford to be flippant about such matters.adjectivejump to other results
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NAmE//ˈflɪpənsi//noun [uncountable] His flippancy conceals a deep insecurity.
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adverb “What a shame,” he said flippantly.