Adjective(1) showing inappropriate levity
(1) James Mason was not a man prone to wild hyperbole or flippant remarks.(2) Now I have to go and intimidate Mr Mills for a while as payback for his flippant remark.(3) Groucho Marx's flippant remark about the inability of any photograph to capture his inner beauty is profoundly insightful.(4) For some, his work is too dark to be humorous, for others it is too flippant to be serious.(5) Shaidanna rolled her eyes, suddenly realizing where Galen had picked up his flippant attitude.(6) When I'm with her, I feel like it's okay to be studious or stupid, serious or flippant .(7) Lyle believes there are effective ways to put across a serious message without being flippant .(8) My boss was very supportive and saw the same flippant attitude I did when she spoke to them.(9) Behind the flippant name hides a serious message about religious ignorance.(10) However, I do not wish to address all of contemporary arts with my flippant remarks.(11) Millar is no stranger to the flippant remark, and he does not specify exactly what he might deliver.(12) He was irritated by Rob's flippant comments and attitude and wondered why Rob continued to bait him.(13) The latter two chapter titles are too flippant for the serious situations they describe.(14) Though it may seem flippant to say so, she's certainly damaged enough to be a star.(15) Even Owen, usually with such a flippant attitude about everything, had raised his eyebrows.(16) This flippant remark pinpoints an essential truth: Mae West was a woman who lived as if she were a man.
1. frivolous ::
2. facetious ::
3. tongue-in-cheek ::
5. irreverent ::
6. cheeky ::
7. impudent ::
8. impertinent ::
9. flip ::
10. waggish ::
1. sincere ::
Different Formsflippant, flippantly
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