Definition of glibly in US English:



  • See glib

    • ‘But it can also lead to impulsive behavior (ready, shoot, aim) and confident leaders who glibly take their followers over a cliff.’
    • ‘People who talk glibly about ‘intelligence failure’ act as if intelligence agencies that are doing their job right would know everything.’
    • ‘But I must reiterate that I am not here speaking about what we glibly call ‘class.’’
    • ‘The story is so broad in scope, yet so glibly simplified, each element is glanced over lightly.’
    • ‘There are simply too many unanswered questions that can't be swept under the carpet, and it's not enough to glibly claim the legal system has already ruled on these claims.’