Definition of glib
- glib solutions to knotty problems
- a glib politician
Politicians need to do more than provide glib answers to difficult questions.
the actor's glib portrayal of a drug addict
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First Known Use: 1584See Words from the same year
: said or done too easily or carelessly : showing little preparation or thought
: speaking in a smooth, easy way that is not sincere
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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