Romney...well, honestly, I'm a little surprised there wasn't even a perfunctory thank you.
Ronaldo also does more than the perfunctory share of philanthropy that we expect from our athletic superstars.
When the credits rolled, there was some polite and perfunctory clapping.
It was unusual for Doc to be so perfunctory, but on this particular subject he was sticking to just the facts.
Frank Sinatra, who might have made a perfect Sky Masterson, made a perfunctory Nathan Detroit.
The conversation was perfunctory, every one's curiosity waiting on Mildred and the crystal.
He fell to them with only a perfunctory acknowledgment of my agency in procuring them.
"True, sir," said I in perfunctory acknowledgment, but with errant thoughts.
He thought it best to give a perfunctory grunt and hope Jeff would go on.
Opal shook hands with the Boy in her most perfunctory manner.
1580s, from Late Latin perfunctorius "careless, negligent," literally "like one who wishes to get through a thing," from Latin perfungus, past participle of perfungi "discharge, busy oneself, get through," from per- "through" + fungi "perform" (see function (n.)). Related: Perfunctorily.