What does the word flippant mean?

Usage examples for flippant

  1. Then followed questions about which Order he proposed to join; and Mark ashamed to go back on what he had said lest they should think him flippant answered that he thought of joining the Order of St. George. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  2. And with that happily flippant declaration he was off into the wilderness again. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  3. I was making a home for thee, he repeated without heeding her flippant observation, by rendering myself illustrious. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
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