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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flippancy mean? 

  The noun FLIPPANCY has 1 sense:

1. inappropriate levity

  Familiarity information: FLIPPANCY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Inappropriate levity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


flippancy; light-mindedness

Context example:

her mood changed and she was all lightness and joy

Hypernyms ("flippancy" is a kind of...):

levity (a manner lacking seriousness)

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