A submarine gliding through the water.
The autumn days glided by.
The thief glided across the room.
Glided the key into the lock.
An example of glide is a sail boat flowing over the water.
An example of glide is slowly spreading peanut butter on a piece of toast.
Origin of glide
- Middle English gliden from Old English glīdan ghel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition