Definitions for cursoryˈkɜr sə ri
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casual, cursory, passing(a), perfunctory(adj)
hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
"a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"
hasty; superficial; careless
Most junk mail requires only a cursory glance.
Running about; not stationary.
Origin: From cursorius
running about; not stationary
characterized by haste; hastily or superficially performed; slight; superficial; careless
Origin: [L. cursorius, fr. cursor. See Cursor.]
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