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 27 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “flippant”, accessed October 27, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/flippant.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Flippant. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/flippant

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