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1cursive

adjective cur·sive \ˈkər-siv\

Definition of CURSIVE

:  running, coursing: as
a of writing :  flowing often with the strokes of successive characters joined and the angles rounded
b :  having a flowing, easy, impromptu character
cur·sive·ly adverb
cur·sive·ness noun

Origin of CURSIVE

French or Medieval Latin; French cursif, from Medieval Latin cursivus, literally, running, from Latin cursus, past participle of currere to run
First Known Use: circa 1784

2cursive

noun

: a type of handwriting in which all the letters in a word are connected to each other

Full Definition of CURSIVE

1
:  a manuscript written in cursive writing; also :  cursive writing
2
:  a style of printed letter resembling handwriting

Examples of CURSIVE

  1. He writes in cursive when he takes notes.

First Known Use of CURSIVE

1838
CURSIVE Defined for Kids

cursive

noun cur·sive \ˈkər-siv\

Definition of CURSIVE for Kids

:  a type of handwriting in which all the letters of a word are connected to each other
cursive adjective

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