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Definition of "flippantly" []

  • In a flippant manner (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "flippantly" in a sentence
  • "Last week, Brett Ratner used the word flippantly at a film screening Q&A."
  • "My view is, and I certainly don't mean this flippantly, is what the hell are they doing ordering pizza at a high security location?"
  • "What worries me at the core, I think, is the idea that a moral dicta imposed around “rape”, proscribing its “casual” use as vulgar, rendering it an act of moral transgression to speak this word flippantly, while it might serve to affirm the gravity of the crime, might at the same time, for that very reason, prime that word for exaptation into the realm of swearing proper."
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