glibly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

glib +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

glibly (comparative more glibly, superlative most glibly)

  1. In a glib manner.
    • 1928, Lawrence R. Bourne, chapter 4, Well Tackled![1]:
      Technical terms like ferrite, perlite, graphite, and hardenite were bandied to and fro, and when Paget glibly brought out such a rare exotic as ferro-molybdenum, Benson forgot that he was a master ship-builder, […]