Glib in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Glib

Having a ready flow of words but lacking thought or understanding; superficial; shallow. | (dated) Smooth or slippery. | Artfully persuasive but insincere in nature; smooth-talking, honey-tongued, silver-tongued

Short Example Sentence for Glib

  • 1. Dutchy was a very glib talker. 🔊
  • 2. They were glib and apologetic. 🔊
  • 3. The chauffeur was glib enough. 🔊
  • 4. The retort was glib enough. 🔊
  • 5. Spence smiled at the glib prophecy. 🔊
  • 6. I lost my glib speech. 🔊
  • 7. Boys so glib as you never really love. 🔊
  • 8. Peter was neither particularly glib nor witty. 🔊
  • 9. The doctor scented mischief in the glib phrases. 🔊
  • 10. Nina, that glib tongue of yours has not been blabbing. 🔊
  • 11. Thy rymes should run as glib and smooth as oyl. 🔊
  • 12. Your great Generals could be glib about it. 🔊
  • 13. Resource, readiness, abundance of glib phrases must in time become his. 🔊
  • 14. There was unction in the glib quickness of Tom's reply. 🔊
  • 15. He war mighty smart, an' had a good head-piece, an' a orful glib tongue. 🔊

How to use Glib in Sentence?

  • 1. He was not quite sure that he would have been ready with this glib explanation. 🔊
  • 2. I have seen more fall into a habit of glib lying, under the teazing constraint. 🔊
  • 3. Elizabeth was forty-one years old then, but apparently very attractive and glib of tongue. 🔊
  • 4. She began to read laboriously and slowly from the book, adding explanatory notes in glib tones. 🔊
  • 5. As to the auctioneers, they are always glib of tongue, good-natured, and persuasive. 🔊
  • 6. Some thought possibly that I was a glib liar; others did not even trouble to think anything. 🔊
  • 7. Lombard and Sawtell looked admiringly at Lonergan and more than ever appreciated his glib tongue. 🔊
  • 8. Is slavery, pray, so soft, and glib a tie, That you prefer the chain to liberty? 🔊
  • 9. There are various glib sayings to the effect that the work of great men is not appreciated until after they are dead. 🔊
  • 10. We have always been very glib about democracy; we have assumed that this country was a democracy because we named it so. 🔊
  • 11. We have curled our lips in something like contempt as we have witnessed glib apology and weary explanation. 🔊
  • 12. The first thing that strikes us in connection with this glib project is the enormous difficulty of carrying it into execution. 🔊
  • 13. Evidently he had uttered the glib lie before, and as on another occasion he waited for his listener to reduce the words to figures. 🔊
  • 14. It is not that they are glib of tongue or facile of speech, but somehow the very pressure of their hand is grateful to the saddened heart. 🔊
  • 15. He heard glib profanity rolling from the lips of children who should have been stumbling through baby catechisms; and his heart ached for them. 🔊
  • 16. Reserved he was, and not a loose or glib talker, but he always showed his interest and gave close attention. 🔊
  • 17. So the drummers talked with him a long time, and they had glib tongues, and the aid of the ever-welcome angels. 🔊
  • 18. The shopkeeper pauses as he elevates the goods to bring them into a favorable light, and the glib professional recommendation sticks on his tongue. 🔊
  • 19. He has not the glib faculty of sliding over a tale, but his words come squeamishly out of his mouth, and the laughter commonly before the jest. 🔊
  • 20. He had recovered his composure, and translated with glib and smiling unconcern the story which Samba told. 🔊