Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a glib manner; smoothly; volubly: as, to slide glibly; to speak glibly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a glib manner.

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  • adverb In a glib manner.

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  • adverb with superficial plausibility

Etymologies

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glib +‎ -ly.

Examples

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  • ...hearing us glibly sing each other's praises...

    - Peter Reading, Letter in Winter, from For the Municipality's Elderly, 1974

    June 22, 2008