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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word perfunctory:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. perfunctory: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. perfunctory: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. perfunctory: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. perfunctory: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. perfunctory: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. perfunctory: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Perfunctory, perfunctory: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. perfunctory: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. perfunctory: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. perfunctory: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. perfunctory: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. perfunctory: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. perfunctory: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Perfunctory, perfunctory: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. perfunctory: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. perfunctory: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. perfunctory: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Perfunctory: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. perfunctory: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. perfunctory: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Perfunctory: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. perfunctory: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. perfunctory: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. perfunctory: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. perfunctory: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. perfunctory: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. perfunctory: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. perfunctory: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. perfunctory: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

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

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

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. perfunctory: online medical dictionary [home, info]

(Note: See perfunctoriness for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (perfunctory)

adjective:  as a formality only
adjective:  hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough ("Perfunctory courtesy")

▸ Also see perfunctoriness
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Phrases that include perfunctory:   perfunctory interjection

Words similar to perfunctory:   casual, cursory, passing, perfunctorily, perfunctoriness, pro forma, more...

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