glib [glıb] adj
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Probably from Low German glibberig 'slippery']
1.) said easily and without thinking about all the problems involved - used to show disapproval
glib generalizations
2.) speaking easily but without thinking carefully - used to show disapproval
glib politicians
>glibly adv
>glibness n [U]

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