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
Simple Definition of cursive
: 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
He writes in cursive when he takes notes.
First Known Use of cursive
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