flippant

suomi-englanti sanakirja

flippant englannista suomeksi

  1. nenäkäs

  1. epäkunnioittava lacking respect, epäasiallinen lacking seriousness

  2. Verbi

flippant englanniksi

  1. glib; speaking with ease and rapidity

  2. November 5, 1673, (w), ''sermon on the Gunpowder Treason''

  3. It becometh good men, in such cases, to be pleasantly flippant and free in their speech.
  4. nimble; limber.

  5. Showing disrespect through a casual attitude, levity, and a lack of due seriousness; pert.

  6. (RQ:Burke Reflection)

  7. a sort of flippant, vain discourse
  8. 1998, Brownrigg|Sylvia Brownrigg, ''The Metaphysical Touch''

  9. The conversations had grown more adult over the years—she was less flippant, at least.
  10. 2000, Anthony Howard and Jason Cowley, ''Decline and Fall, New Statesman, March 13, 2000''

  11. In the mid-1950s we both wrote for the same weekly, where her contributions were a good deal more serious and less flippant than mine.
  12. 2004, Carr|Allen Carr, ''The Easy Way to Stop Smoking'', page 147

  13. Our society treats smoking flippantly as a slightly distasteful habit that can injure your health. It is not. It is drug addiction.
  14. Surprising.

  15. Worrying; scary.

  16. (present participle of)