Meaning of flippant

flip•pant

Pronunciation: (flip'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. frivolously disrespectful, shallow, or lacking in seriousness; characterized by levity: The audience was shocked by his flippant remarks about patriotism.
  2. nimble, limber, or pliant.
  3. glib; voluble.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: