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Dictionary entry overview: What does desultory mean?
• DESULTORY (adjective)
The adjective DESULTORY has 1 sense:
1. marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another
Familiarity information: DESULTORY used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||desultory [BACK TO TOP]|
Marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another
desultory thoughts / the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties
purposeless (not evidencing any purpose or goal)
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