Lack of respect or seriousness; frivolousness: she was infuriated by his careless flippancy
More example sentences
- He started cracking jokes, contrasting the flippancy of opposition politics with the weight of responsibility he had to bear.
- The photographs reveal that there is space for laughter, for flippancy, for beauty and fun in a country beset with internecine and identity-based troubles.
- To some he appeared disorganized, slapdash, cheerful to the point of flippancy.