adjective, glib·ber, glib·best.
- glia cell,
- glial cell,
- glial cells,
- glib ice,
- glide path,
- glide plane
Origin of glib
Examples from the Web for glib
But this cynical take is too glib and sweeping to explain everything.
“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
His glib, even slick performance may score with debate coaches but the American people may not be similarly wowed.Mitt Romney’s Glib Performance Won the Debate, but What About Voters?|Eleanor Clift|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"That's Boy's fault, Sher'ff, not our'n," leered the glib old man.Wolf's Head|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
She had probably heard Ferriday use the expression and she got herself up on it till she was glib.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
Diplomacy I was trained in, and on most matters I had a glib enough tongue.The Lost Continent|C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
Her Italian, to an unaccustomed ear, was exactly as glib as theirs.Jerry Junior|Jean Webster
Couldn't we get Glib to climb the steeple above the window and deliver an harangue?
adjective glibber or glibbest
Word Origin for glib
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.