Origin of glib
synonym study for glib
OTHER WORDS FROM glibglibly, adverbglibness, nounun·glib, adjectiveun·glib·ly, adverb
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How to use glib in a sentence
“The glib answer that I tell people,” she said, “is that there had to be more to life than selling toilet paper, and perhaps marketing women’s sports had to be a more fulfilling career.”Two women make history as chair, vice chair of NCAA’s Football Oversight Committee|Chuck Culpepper|September 2, 2021|Washington Post
I don’t want to sound too glib here—there’s still privilege inherent in my situation.
But this cynical take is too glib and sweeping to explain everything.
The book is at times fun, at other times chilling, but it also can be quite glib.
“We should not let people get away with this glib excuse that this is about voter fraud,” says Ornstein.
Truth in Advertising balances the droll with the hopeful and the glib with the heartfelt.
Debate, as we saw last Wednesday night, sometimes over-rewards the glib one-liner, or incentivizes stubborn misrepresentation.Obama’s Debate Performance: How Twitter Has Done Us Wrong|Richard Just|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She was very glib with the sheep and the geese, but the grindstone made her head ache, and she gave it up.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
Another man glib of tongue and crafty of brain might have lied his way out of an abominable situation.Jaffery|William J. Locke
The glib story of the bribery was like the bite of a slipping crane-hitch—slow to take hold.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
“Never since sun-birth,” Hildebrand responded, with glib emphasis.The Proud Prince|Justin Huntly McCarthy
"Because you are free: you do not love," impetuously returned the other with glib, persistent vehemence.Six Women|Victoria Cross