An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. frívolo
Chuck got into trouble at school because he made a flippant remark to the teacher.Chuck se metió en un lío en la escuela por un comentario frívolo que le hizo al profesor.
b. poco serio
The boss accused me of having a flippant attitude to my work.El jefe me acusó de tener una actitud poco seria para con mi trabajo.
c. ligero
Your flippant comments could offend people affected by this disease.Sus comentarios ligeros podrían ofender a las personas a las que afecta esta enfermedad.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. frívolo(a)
flippant [ˈflɪpənt]
[+remark, reply] ligero; frívolo
his response was typically flippant and evasive
sorry, I didn't mean to sound flippant perdona, no era mi intención parecer frívolo; don't be flippant deja de decir ligerezas or frivolidades
I sound flippant about it now, but I remember being shocked He was stylish, witty, flippant, and charming
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