cursory reading meaning, cursory reading definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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cursory  

  
A cursory glance or examination is a brief one in which you do not pay much attention to detail.      adj   ADJ n   (=perfunctory)  
Burke cast a cursory glance at the menu, then flapped it shut...     
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See also:

cursor, curry, curtsy, curse

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
device that holds a book while reading it
n.
Lesewut is a German word for "reading craze" (literally) used to describe a specific period in the intellectual history of Germany from the late eighteenth century onward.

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