“Class Dismissed” for BrewNSpew word/expression of the week – Flippant June 3, 2019


BrewNSpew Word/Expression of the week June 3, 2019


Word of the week – flippant (adjective) –

not showing a serious or respectful attitude.

Synonyms – frivolous, superficial, glib, carefree,

thoughtless, offhand, cheeky, pert, facetious.

Word Limit: Under 300 words


“Offhand, I would describe her as extremely


“What you really mean is meddlesome.”

“No not really. More like opinionated.”

“You could say that again.”


“Don’t be so cheeky.”

“I wasn’t being, cheeky.”

“Repeating something for the sake of

attempted joviality is being cheeky.”

“If you say so.”

“Now wait a minute! I was just being polite.”

“Rather thoughtless of you, I’d say.”

“Oh, don’t be so flippant!”

“I’m not the one with the flippant attitude,

my dear.”

“My dear? Now that IS facetious.”

“Fine, if you find that sort of thing amusing.”

“Now who’s being officious.”

“I’ll ignore that flippant remark.”

“Oh, shut up.”

“You shut up!”

“I asked you first!”

“You! You……whatever.”

“That’s what you get for trying to use

big words.”

“Big words?”

“There you go! Repeating me again.”

“I did not!”

“Oh, yes you did.”

“I’ve had enough.”

“O.k. Class dismissed!”

©J.E.Goldie June 3, 2019

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Jen Goldie

"Life is made up of small comings and goings and for everything we take with us, we leave a part of ourselves behind" - Summer of 42

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