Lacking proper seriousness or respect; showing inappropriate levity; pert.

I wish I wasn’t so flippant over the news, but the fact that your uncle was arrested for engaging in coitus with a dog is too funny.

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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Flippant.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/flippant. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “flippant”, accessed October 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/flippant.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Flippant. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/flippant

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