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glib

glib

 
 
pronunciation:
glIb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: glibber, glibbest
definition 1: speaking or prone to speak easily and fluently, esp. in a careless or thoughtless manner, with little concern for the truth.
Don't let any glib salesman talk you into making up your mind too quickly.
synonyms:
smooth
similar words:
facile, flippant, fluent, insincere, oily, slick, suave, talkative, unctuous, voluble
definition 2: spoken or performed in an offhand manner, with ease or fluency.
synonyms:
offhand
antonyms:
studied
similar words:
fluent, impromptu, slick, spontaneous
definition 3: careless, thoughtless, or insincere.
She's become so disrespectful lately that she gives me nothing but glib responses whenever I ask her a question.
synonyms:
careless, insincere, thoughtless
antonyms:
sincere, thoughtful
similar words:
offhand
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derivations: glibly (adv.), glibness (n.)