glibly the quack discourses on the consequences of neglecting the terrible symptoms, and the great difficulty of combating them.
He told the truth, now, as glibly as Bunny's friends had lied.
"Then there is no more to be said," continued Bence, smoothly and glibly.
"Why, he copped the copper's kale," Aggie translated, glibly.
"Thanks, old chap, but I had a couple while you were chucking the Doctor under the chin," said Butsey glibly.
In verity he knew it as glibly as the alphabet, for he was infinitely painstaking.
"I think he must mean some official decoration," glibly prompted Mary.
The girl took the hint and went on glibly "i-e-d," and "went up head."
And this is quite satisfactory to his audience, who, indeed, are rather prejudiced against the man who speaks too glibly.
But there he sat, glibly retailing it to his small comrades!
1590s, "smooth and slippery," possibly a shortening of obsolete glibbery "slippery," which is perhaps from Low German glibberig "smooth, slippery," from Middle Low German glibberich, from or related to glibber "jelly." Of words, speakers, etc., from c.1600. Related: Glibly; glibness.