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4 definitions found
 for Flippant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flippant \Flip"pant\, a. [Prov. E. flip to move nimbly; cf. W.
     llipa soft, limber, pliant, or Icel. fleipa to babble,
     prattle. Cf. Flip, Fillip, Flap, Flipper.]
     1. Of smooth, fluent, and rapid speech; speaking with ease
        and rapidity; having a voluble tongue; talkative.
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              It becometh good men, in such cases, to be flippant
              and free in their speech.             --Barrow.
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     2. Speaking fluently and confidently, without knowledge or
        consideration; empty; trifling; inconsiderate; pert;
        petulant. "Flippant epilogues." --Thomson.
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              To put flippant scorn to the blush.   --I. Taylor.
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              A sort of flippant, vain discourse.   --Burke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flippant \Flip"pant\, n.
     A flippant person. [R.] --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: showing inappropriate levity [syn: flippant, light-

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  108 Moby Thesaurus words for "flippant":
     airy, bantering, belittling, biggety, bluff, booing, brash, brazen,
     careless, casual, catcalling, chaffing, cheeky, chutzpadik, cocky,
     contemptuous, crusty, cursory, degage, derisive, derisory,
     discourteous, dismissive, disregardant, disregardful,
     disrespectful, easygoing, facetious, facy, fleering, flip, fooling,
     forgetful, free and easy, fresh, frivolous, gally, gratuitous,
     grinning, heedless, hissing, hooting, impertinent, impudent,
     inconsiderate, indifferent, insolent, insouciant, irreverent,
     jeering, jocular, joshing, kidding, lazy, leering, light-hearted,
     malapert, mocking, nervy, oblivious, offhand, offhanded, panning,
     perfunctory, pert, quizzical, ragging, railing, rallying, razzing,
     reckless, regardless, respectless, ridiculing, roasting, rude,
     sassy, saucy, scoffing, scornful, shallow, smart, smart-alecky,
     smart-ass, smirking, sneering, snickering, sniggering, snorting,
     supercilious, superficial, tactless, taunting, teasing,
     thoughtless, twitting, uncalled-for, undiplomatic, unheedful,
     unheeding, unmindful, unprepared, unready, unserious, unsolicitous,
     untactful, unthinking, wise-ass

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