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flippant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of flippant

  1. making light of something usually regarded as serious or sacred his flippant comment that the poor save on taxes offended many people Synonyms cute, facetious, flip, pert, smart, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smart-assed, smarty-pants, wise, wiseass Related Words flighty, frivolous; cheeky, cocky, fresh, impertinent, impish, impudent, mischievous, playful, roguish, sassy, saucy, waggish; disrespectful, rude; breezy, casual, glib, inappropriate, thoughtless Near Antonyms grave, serious, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre) Antonyms earnest, sincere

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