glibly the quack discourses on the consequences of neglecting the terrible symptoms, and the great difficulty of combating them.
"Why, he copped the copper's kale," Aggie translated, glibly.
"Then there is no more to be said," continued Bence, smoothly and glibly.
In verity he knew it as glibly as the alphabet, for he was infinitely painstaking.
"Thanks, old chap, but I had a couple while you were chucking the Doctor under the chin," said Butsey glibly.
The girl took the hint and went on glibly "i-e-d," and "went up head."
"I think he must mean some official decoration," glibly prompted Mary.
But there he sat, glibly retailing it to his small comrades!
And this is quite satisfactory to his audience, who, indeed, are rather prejudiced against the man who speaks too glibly.
He told the truth, now, as glibly as Bunny's friends had lied.
1590s, "smooth and slippery," possibly a shortening of obsolete glibbery "slippery," which is perhaps from Low German glibberig "smooth, slippery," from Middle Low German glibberich, from or related to glibber "jelly." Of words, speakers, etc., from c.1600. Related: Glibly; glibness.