Having a ready flow of words but lacking thought or understanding; superficial; shallow.
(obsolete) To castrate; to geld; to emasculate.
Other Word Forms of Glib
Origin of Glib
Compare Old English and dialect lib to castrate, geld, Danish dialect live, Low German and Old Dutch lubben.
Possibly of Low German origin ghel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Probably modification of Low German glibberig (slippery).
From Irish glib.
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