Saturday, July 22, 2006
Definitions for cursory
- Hastily or superficially performed.
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Citations for cursory
In a time when most college coeds had strict curfews, Bennington students had none, and only a cursory morning check to make sure that we were alive and in our beds.
When she handed me the tickets, I took a cursory look at them to see if all was in order.
Origin of cursory
Cursory is from Late Latin cursorius, "of running," from Latin cursor, "runner," from currere, "to run."