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Webster 1913 Edition


Cursive

Cur′sive

(k?r′s?v)
,
Adj.
[LL.
cursivus
: cf. F.
cursif
See
Cursitor
.]
Running; flowing.
Cursive hand
,
a running handwriting.

Cur′sive

,
Noun.
1.
A character used in cursive writing.
2.
A manuscript, especially of the New Testament, written in small, connected characters or in a running hand; – opposed to uncial.
Shipley.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cursive

CURSIVE

,
Adj.
[See Course and Current.] Running; flowing. Cursive hand is a running hand.

Definition 2022


cursive

cursive

English

Adjective

A letter written in a cursive hand

cursive (comparative more cursive, superlative most cursive)

  1. Running; flowing.
  2. (of writing) Having successive letters joined together.
  3. (grammar) Of or relating to a grammatical aspect relating to an action that occurs in a straight line.

Translations

Noun

cursive (plural cursives)

  1. A cursive character, letter or font.
  2. A manuscript written in cursive characters.
  3. Writing style.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kyʁ.siv/

Noun

cursive f (plural cursives)

  1. cursive letter

Adjective

cursive

  1. feminine singular of cursif

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