American Dictionary of the English Language

Dictionary Search


GLIB, adjective [Latin glaber, smooth; labor, to slide. This word contains the elements of slip. Qu. Latin glubo.]

1. Smooth; slippery; admitting a body to slide easily on the surface; as, ice is glib

2. Smooth; voluble; easily moving; as a glib tongue.

GLIB, noun A thick curled bush of hair hanging down over the eyes. [Not in use.]

GLIB, verb transitive To castrate.

1. To make smooth.