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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Probably from Low German glibberig 'slippery'

glib

adjective
     
glib
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 adverb
glibness noun [uncountable]

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