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And I think people who sort of glibly say, 'Well, you know, they're not going to handle security, UAE is a great ally,' four and a half years ago, they were not an ally, they were working with the enemy, and if those same people are still there today that were there then, these are real serious issues.
Peter T. King

Meaning of "glibly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GLIBLY

glibly  [ˈɡlɪblɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLIBLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glibly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES GLIBLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of glibly in the English dictionary

The definition of glibly in the dictionary is in a glib manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLIBLY


ably
ˈeɪblɪ
accessibly
əkˈsɛsɪblɪ
audibly
ˈɔːdɪblɪ
compatibly
kəmˈpætɪblɪ
fallibly
ˈfælɪblɪ
ghibli
ˈɡɪblɪ
gullibly
ˈɡʌlɪblɪ
horribly
ˈhɒrɪblɪ
impermissibly
ˌɪmpəˈmɪsɪblɪ
incredibly
ɪnˈkrɛdɪblɪ
indelibly
ɪnˈdɛlɪblɪ
irresistibly
ˌɪrɪˈzɪstɪblɪ
irreversibly
ˌɪrɪˈvɜːsɪblɪ
ostensibly
ɒˈstɛnsɪblɪ
possibly
ˈpɒsɪblɪ
reproducibly
ˌriːprəˈdjuːsɪblɪ
reversibly
rɪˈvɜːsɪblɪ
sensibly
ˈsensɪblɪ
stably
ˈsteɪblɪ
visibly
ˈvɪzɪblɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLIBLY

glia
gliadin
gliadine
glial
glib
glib ice
glibber
glibbery
glibbest
glibness
glid
gliddery
glide
glide path
glide slope
glide time
glider
gliding
glidingly
gliff

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLIBLY

credibly
feasibly
flexibly
forcibly
implausibly
impossibly
inaudibly
incomprehensibly
inexpressibly
infallibly
insensibly
intelligibly
invincibly
invisibly
legibly
negligibly
plausibly
responsibly
tangibly
terribly

Synonyms and antonyms of glibly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «glibly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLIBLY

Find out the translation of glibly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glibly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glibly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

满口
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

volublemente
570 millions of speakers

English

glibly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिकनाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير تكلف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бойко
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

glibly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শতমুখে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avec désinvolture
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berseri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

leichthin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ペラペラと
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유창히
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Glibly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có tài ăn nói
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எதிர்த்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सहजतेने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

glibly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

con disinvoltura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gładko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бойко
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

volubil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

glibly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glibly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hemningsløst
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glibly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLIBLY»

The term «glibly» is regularly used and occupies the 72.128 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLIBLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glibly

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3 QUOTES WITH «GLIBLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word glibly.
1
Marie de France
Out of five hundred who speak glibly of love, not one can spell the first letter of his name.
2
Tim Johnson
We have a country that wants to believe it is the best in everything, but until all of us embrace the idea that health care should be a right, not a privilege, our system cannot be glibly described as, quote, 'the best in the world.'
3
Peter T. King
And I think people who sort of glibly say, 'Well, you know, they're not going to handle security, UAE is a great ally,' four and a half years ago, they were not an ally, they were working with the enemy, and if those same people are still there today that were there then, these are real serious issues.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLIBLY»

Discover the use of glibly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glibly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The London Journal: and Weekly Record of Literature, ...
"How," thought Topham Turnbull to himself, “how shall I contrive to get rid of all those prim, dark-spec— tacled pedants—and how shall I manage a téte-a-téta with that lovely Lily Brooke? I have it—I have it! Glibly," he said to his man (who ...
‎1864
2
The London Journal: And Weekly Record of Literature, ...
perceived the strange gestures of Glibly. Glibly advised Henry to wait till the very last moment, and then, when he had ascertained in what mrriage the detective and the young ladies took their seats, to pull his hat down'bver his eyes and his ...
‎1864
3
Aestheticism & Modernism: Debating Twentieth-century ...
Mrs Woolf ... is pulling legs, keeping her tongue in her cheek, and winking, now and then, a quite enormous and shameless wink ... It is a style which makes fun of a style: it is glibly rhetorical, glibly sententious, glibly poetic, glibly analytical, ...
Richard Danson Brown, Suman Gupta, 2005
4
Virginia Woolf
It is a style which makes fun of a style: it is glibly rhetorical, glibly sententious, glibly poetic, glibly analytical, glibly austere, by turns—deliberately so; and while this might be, and is, extraordinarily diverting for a chapter or two, or for something ...
Robin Majumdar, Allen McLaurin, 2003
5
Bringing the Devil to His Knees: The Craft of Fiction and ...
And Keneally said, not at all glibly, that the student should try if at all possible to see the evil that no one sees and that will be, in fifty years, the thing that no one can believe we did nothing about. I've been haunted by that statement as ...
Charles Baxter, Peter Turchi, 2001
6
A Santali-English Dictionary
|To talk glibly, to talk Pharpharao.J volubly, to chatter, glibly, trippingly on the tongue. Pharphare roreda. He talks glibly. PharpharaoKkanae. He is talking glibly. Pharpharao. ) To tear, to make a long Pharpharao. ) tear, as in cloth. Phafpharao ...
A. R. Campbell, 1899
7
Witness to Freedom: The Letters of Thomas Merton in Times of ...
... which we talk glibly (Catholics talk glibly about everything Catholic) the one I hate most to talk glibly about is the mystery of the Holy Ghost given to our souls— the one I hate next most to talk glibly about is the mystery of Our Lady, the Bride of ...
Thomas Merton, 1995
8
Disjunctive Poetics: From Gertrude Stein and Louis Zukofsky ...
inforced by verbal and metrical patterns which serve to throw the whole weight of the poem onto the last word, "glibly." It is really quite brilliantly done, and is a narrative drawing on unobtrusive lyrical elements: the alternating stress and ...
Peter Quartermain, 1992
9
Reading Genesis in the Long Eighteenth Century: From Milton ...
These pretty superlatives, dropping glibly from the tongue, vitiate the taste, and create a kind of sickly delicacy that (urns away from simple unadorned truth: and a deluge of false sentiments and overstretched feelings, stifling the natural ...
Ana M. Acosta, 2006
10
The Adventures of Hugh Trevor. 2. Ed. - London, Shepperson 1794
Are you serious-P" said Glibly : staringl " lt is not my Custom to deceive people, Mr. Glibly; not e-ven to gi-veJ/zem Flee/We," . " I am prodigious glad osthat l" exclaimed the holy Enoch. "Prodigious glad, indeed 1" ' '' But you 'have owned *it was ...
Thomas Holcroft, 1797

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLIBLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term glibly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Unlikely Rise of Omar Sharif
“The international wog, I am,” he once glibly told an interviewer. “I speak five languages, but I don't have a mother tongue. I don't speak one ... «Vulture, Jul 15»
2
A tale of passion and suspense in the Czech Republic unfold in …
Imagine: our friend, a martyr to the War on Terror,” Henry muses, glibly, early on. But his appreciation for Selma's predicament grows after he ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
3
EDITORIAL: Arthur on point about economy
So when Mr Arthur joins the debate on the need for reform of Government-owned businesses, his views should not be glibly dismissed by ... «Nation News, Jul 15»
4
The justification for remakes
This smacks glibly superficial tokenism and it remains to be seen if the film will defy snap criticism. One remake that realigned a film to suit a ... «OntheBox, Jul 15»
5
KAHLER: You want financial security? Then save a million bucks
It's completely misleading when activists, politicians, and the media refer glibly to "millionaires and billionaires" as if the two are almost ... «Rapid City Journal, Jul 15»
6
Why you shouldn't worry that Oregon now pays for teens to get …
The hand-wringing coverage glibly made it seem like minors could swap genders at taxpayers' expense without their parents knowing any ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
7
Judge's anger at £21 per month benefit fraud repayment
“Yet, she can sit here glibly. This is an exceptionally mean offence. There are people suffering and benefit fraud hits at the poorest in society.”. «The Ulster Herald, Jul 15»
8
Boyfriend or baby?
If you want to get through this without too much heartache, work on those statements you've glibly reduced to afterthoughts. They are the real ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
9
Story Reversed: Whites Joining, Not Attacking, Black Churches
That is, how viscerally this provocative red-and-blue banner -- so often glibly passed off as worthy of regard for reasons of innocent "heritage ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
Is it time to bring back bushmeat?
And yet, in Nasi's view, glibly suggesting that bushmeat just be taken off the menu—which Western media is prone to doing—is like saying 'let ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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