Translation of glib in Spanish:


simplista, adj.

Pronunciation /ɡlɪb//ɡlɪb/

adjectiveglibbest, glibber

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    (explanation/solution/generalization) simplista
    (explanation/generalization/solution) fácil
    (answer/remark) insustancial
    (politician/salesman) con mucha labia
    this probably sounds glib, but … te parecerá pura palabrería, pero …
    • Then, as now, there was much glib talk about getting to the bottom of things and ‘learning lessons’.
    • This scheme finally gives real meaning to the glib phrase ‘low cost housing’.
    • It would be easy to make glib comparisons with various tyrannies of the past, but I don't think they'd be quite accurate.
    • It is easy to be glib about this point, because, like pornography, spam is something that most of us think we recognise when we see it.
    • It is glib and disingenuous to say that we are all consumers exercising choices, when most of the options are essentially similar.
    • Hence the abundance of glib one liners, and the triumph of sarcasm.
    • Listen to some glib talk by speakers at the ground-breaking ceremony of the project and infer what you can.
    • Yet it is never slick or glib; instead, it exudes a guileless, homespun warmth.
    • Along with an easy confidence and glib manner of the elite, they are all set to tell the world how to manage.
    • Do not believe the glib, easy solutions and hard lines put forward in the tabloid press.
    • Very charming at first, that's one of the characteristics, a superficial, glib sort of charm.
    • I can either be profound and intellectual or silly and glib.
    • I'm not going to take the easy route and suggest the glib proposition.
    • The quote itself sounds more like a marketing tag line that is glib and very open to shallow interpretations.
    • This is a glib accusation, easily made but difficult to substantiate.
    • To address this publicly was not an easy thing to do, as glib as I may have come across.
    • Does that article feel a little too glib to anyone else?
    • All that is required is a sharp eye and a glib tongue to bargain.
    • Now I cringe to think of the breathy, glib, manic things I sent off, I really do.
    • In general I try to avoid the easy, the glib, and the oversimplified in my books.