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