Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/15/15 Flippant

Flippant (adjective)
flippant [flip-uh nt]


adjective
1. frivolously disrespectful, shallow, or lacking in seriousness; characterized by levity: The audience was shocked by his flippant remarks about patriotism.
2. Chiefly Dialect. nimble, limber, or pliant.
3. Archaic. glib; voluble.

Synonyms
1. saucy, impertinent, impudent.

Origin: 1595-1605; apparently flip+ -ant

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