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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flip·pant /ˈflɪpənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flip·pant a.
 1. Of smooth, fluent, and rapid speech; speaking with ease and rapidity; having a voluble tongue; talkative.
    It becometh good men, in such cases, to be flippant and free in their speech.   --Barrow.
 2. Speaking fluently and confidently, without knowledge or consideration; empty; trifling; inconsiderate; pert; petulant. Flippant epilogues.”
    To put flippant scorn to the blush.   --I. Taylor.
    A sort of flippant, vain discourse.   --Burke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flip·pant, n. A flippant person. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : showing inappropriate levity [syn: light-minded]