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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner showing inappropriate levity

Usage examples (41)
  • He answered the reporters' questions flippantly
  • Adjective : The audience was shocked by his flippant remarks about patriotism
  • I hate to throw out the term flippantly, but this is the “Long Tail” of commenting, isn†™ t it?
  • 'Worth its weight in gold,' I said flippantly, 'Yes.' for more
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