Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cursor”

cursor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɜːsər/
IT a small image such as a line or an arrow on a computer screen that can be moved to show, for example, where numbers or text can be entered: Position the cursor in the box on the web page, right-click the mouse, and select Paste.
(Definition of cursor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cursor?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “cursor” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bitter

a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More