glib +‎ -ly.



glibly (comparative more glibly, superlative most glibly)

  1. In a glib manner.
    • 1916, Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Review 5 (392-409):
      [] they are unconscious of all the history and human experience by which the liturgy has been enriched, and unmoved by the glibly repeated words of the Gospel []
    • 1928, Lawrence R. Bourne, chapter 4, in Well Tackled![1]:
      Technical terms like ferrite, perlite, graphite, and hardenite were bandied to and fro, and when Paget glibly brought out such a rare exotic as ferro-molybdenum, Benson forgot that he was a master ship-builder, []