1. superficially impressive, but lacking depth and attention to the true complexities of a subject
- too facile a solution for so complex a problem
2. performing adroitly and without effort
- a facile hand
Similar word(s): effortless
3. expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
- able to dazzle with his facile tongue
Sentences with facile as an adjective:
- His facile disposition made him many friends.
- Decarboxylation of beta-keto acids is facile...