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Synonyms for flippant
ˈflɪp əntflip·pant

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flippant

    pert, forward, superficial, thoughtless, saucy, malapert

    flattering, servile, obsequious, accurate, considerate, deferential, complimentary, respectful

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flippant, light-mindedadjective

    showing inappropriate levity



Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flippantadjective

    voluble, fluent, glib, talkative, nimble of speech, of ready utterance

  2. flippantadjective

    pert, impertinent, saucy, malapert, forward, bold, impudent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flippantadjective

    voluble, glib, fluent, pert, malapert, forward

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flippant":

    breezy, glib, casual, cavalier

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  1. Pete Seat:

    Politicians have survived plenty of unfortunate statements and events, but Trump is turning his greatest asset into a weakness. Flippant comments eventually catch up with you.

  2. Jim Spellman/Getty Images:

    Our [assistant director, Dave Halls] never seemed flippant about safety, he may have in other shows, but he wasn't like that on ours. Obviously he screwed up majorly that day. He was stressed because the camera walkout had us an hour and a half behind and he made the most horrible call he could make.

  3. Mallory Quigley:

    This video is an offense to all women: those who have had an abortion and experienced deep pain and suffering after that choice, those who are conflicted on the issue, and even NARAL’s own constituents who they portray as angry and flippant.

  4. Melissa George:

    The one thing I certainly did n’t know was that nearly five years later, a clearly traumatized Melissa George would plead publicly to Australia for help after a very troubling incident of domestic violence in her French home and those words of hers would still be used against her by so many. Is Australia really so unforgiving that those flippant and somewhat ridiculous remarks will be held against her for years ? I just wanted to say sorry, Melissa George, you don’t deserve it.

  5. Rick Santorum:

    I wish I had never said that ... It was a flippant comment that should not have come out of my mouth. But the substance of what I said -- which is what I referred to -- I stand by that ... I wish I had not said it in the flippant term that I did. And I know people were offended by it and I wish I hadn't said it.

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