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flippant (FLIP uhnt) (adjective), more flippant, most flippant
Characterized as disrespectful, silly, or inappropriate for a situation: The young man shocked everyone by making flippant remarks while his father's will was being read.
Treating a serious situation as if it were a joke.
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Impertinent and frivolous.
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Disrespectful remark.
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Relating to treating a serious situation with humor, or making silly, inappropriate, and disrespectful remarks. (3)