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cursive

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adjective cur·sive \ˈkər-siv\

Definition of cursive

  1. :  running, coursing: such asa of writing :  flowing often with the strokes of successive characters joined and the angles roundedb :  having a flowing, easy, impromptu character

cursively

adverb

cursiveness

noun

Origin and Etymology 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


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cursive

noun cur·sive

Definition of cursive

  1. 1 :  a manuscript written in cursive writing; also :  cursive writing

  2. 2 :  a style of printed letter resembling handwriting

Examples of cursive in a Sentence

  1. He writes in cursive when he takes notes.

1838

First Known Use of cursive

1838


CURSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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cursive

noun cur·sive

Definition of cursive for English Language Learners

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


CURSIVE Defined for Kids

cursive

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noun cur·sive \ˈkər-siv\

Definition of cursive for Students

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

cursive

adjective

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