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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cursory mean? 

CURSORY (adjective)
  The adjective CURSORY has 1 sense:

1. hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough

  Familiarity information: CURSORY used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CURSORY (adjective)

Sense 1cursory [BACK TO TOP]


Hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough


cursory; perfunctory; passing; casual

Context examples:

a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws / a passing glance / perfunctory courtesy


careless (marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful)

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