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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. cursory: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. cursory: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. cursory: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. cursory: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. cursory: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. cursory: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Cursory, cursory: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. cursory: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. cursory: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. cursory: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. cursory: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. cursory: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. cursory: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Cursory, cursory: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. cursory: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. cursory: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. cursory: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Cursory: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. cursory: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. cursory: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Cursory: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. cursory: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. cursory: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. cursory: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. cursory: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. cursory: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. cursory: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. cursory: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. cursory: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cursory: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cursory: Encyclopedia [home, info]

(Note: See cursoriness for more definitions.)

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adjective:  hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough ("A casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws")

▸ Also see cursoriness
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Words similar to cursory:   casual, cursorily, cursoriness, passing, perfunctory, hasty, more...

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