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Synonyms for glib
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glib(adj)

    marked by lack of intellectual depth

    "glib generalizations"; "a glib response to a complex question"

    Synonyms:
    pat, slick, smooth-tongued, glib-tongued

    Antonyms:
    dissuasive, profound, implausible

  2. glib, pat, slick(adj)

    having only superficial plausibility

    "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"

    Synonyms:
    silky, smooth-tongued, cunning, slick, glib-tongued, sly, satiny, wily, sleek, silken, knavish, tricksy, pat, crafty, silklike, guileful, dodgy, tricky, foxy

    Antonyms:
    dissuasive, profound, implausible

  3. glib, glib-tongued, smooth-tongued(adj)

    artfully persuasive in speech

    "a glib tongue"; "a smooth-tongued hypocrite"

    Synonyms:
    pat, slick, smooth-tongued, glib-tongued

    Antonyms:
    dissuasive, profound, implausible

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. glib

    Synonyms:
    slippery, voluble, smooth, fluent, ready, talkative, flippant

    Antonyms:
    rough, abrupt, hesitating, stammering, glimmer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glib(a.)

    Synonyms:
    smooth, slippery

  2. glib(a.)

    Synonyms:
    voluble, fluent, ready, talkative, flippant, nimble of speech, ready in speech, of a ready tongue

  3. glib(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    castrate, geld, emasculate, deprive of virility

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glib(a)

    Synonyms:
    smooth, slippery, fluent, voluble, bland, oily

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    breezy, flippant

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How to use glib in a sentence?

  1. Bill Clinton:

    It is not a time for easy answers, for glib answers, or one liners, or applause lines, those are all great, that is part of campaigning, but at the end of the day, we need a president who has both the experience and the understanding to deal with the complexity of the problems we face.

  2. Peter Drucker:

    Leadership is not magnetic personality--that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not making friends and influencing people --that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.

  3. Donald Trump:

    It takes a lot more than being glib. She's not going to win, she got fired, and she ran for office and she lost in a landslide -- I don't see that at as being necessarily great potential.

  4. Lincoln Chafee:

    Taking down a (Democratic) machine is hard enough alone, but to have an independent wild card -- very glib, very outspoken, didn't care what he said -- was a learning experience.

  5. Mark Zuckerberg:

    You know, I find that argument, that if you’re not paying that somehow we can’t care about you, to be extremely glib and not at all aligned with the truth, i think it’s important that we don’t all get Stockholm Syndrome and let the companies that work hard to charge you more convince you that they actually care more about you.


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