Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being glib; slipperiness; smoothness; volubility: as, glibness of tongue or speech.
- n. The condition of being glib
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality of being glib.
- n. a kind of fluent easy superficiality
“If you watch closely you will probably see the same thing – her glibness is just that, fake.”
“I think he will be prepped and only his glibness will be his undoing.”
“Still, when First Republic lawyers raised that argument in the arbitration, the hearing panel criticized the "glibness" of the funds 'managers and defense witnesses for their awareness of the fund's "upsides," such as higher yield and higher fees, without "any realistic advance recognition [of] any specific risks or patterns of risk.”
“Toothy, cute, cliched, and, above all, possessed with the kind of glibness that will make a subway-riding, briefcase-toting, callousless mid-level fella smirk with pleased superiority.”
“His manner of speech was suggestive of a desire to conceal a glibness which is usually accounted a fault.”
“Melvin had promptly recovered his "glibness" upon the departure of the teamster; and though he looked at her in some surprise he answered:”
“It represents the kind of glibness in writing that I don’t like.”
“The glibness of even Sen. Collins 'assumptions that a "trigger" would be inevitably "pulled" by the bureaucrats in charge is typical GOP nonsense: Obviously, the "trigger" will require evaluation of hard data of insurance costs, etc.”
“Can we at least acknowledge the glibness of these statements?”
“But the more Mr. Rogen injects the story with needed energy, the more he makes Kyle's reflexive glibness seems like his own glib, self-congratulatory shtick, and the closer he comes to wearing out his welcome by dominating the movie.”
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