[ glib-lee ]
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  1. thoughtlessly or superficially, with pat answers or insincere talk:His willingness and ability to glibly hold forth on various notions at a moment's notice earned him a reputation as shallow and untrustworthy.

Origin of glibly


Other words from glibly

  • un·glib·ly, adverb

Words Nearby glibly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use glibly in a sentence

  • The design he talks so glibly about is in him, not outside of him.

    Theism or Atheism | Chapman Cohen
  • I can see that it really is a very fair article, but do not detect the extraordinary excellencies so glibly described.

    The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
  • "Oh—er—for a little while," said Mr. Milburgh glibly, trying to remember what he had heard about Sam Stay.

    The Daffodil Mystery | Edgar Wallace