Origin of cursory
Examples from the Web for cursorily
I can therefore touch only cursorily, as on so many other things, upon my theory of the legal basis of a State.The Jewish State|Theodor Herzl
The peculiar influence of heights has been noted at an earlier stage, though but cursorily.Nature Mysticism|J. Edward Mercer
This is such a large field that it can be only cursorily covered within the limits of a short article.The Building of a Book|Various
I cannot do more than cursorily mention the abundant life which teems amid the Broads.The Handbook to the Rivers and Broads of Norfolk & Suffolk|G. Christopher Davies
Such definitions of the art as may be needed must be given in loco , cursorily and dogmatically.
British Dictionary definitions for cursorily
Word Origin for cursory
Word Origin and History for cursorily
c.1600, from Middle French cursoire "rapid," from Late Latin cursorius "hasty, of a race or running," from Latin curs-, past participle stem of currere "to run" (see current (adj.)).