Definition of “cursive” - English Dictionary


“cursive” in English

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uk /ˈkɜː.sɪv/ us /ˈkɝː.sɪv/

Examples from literature

  • Comic verses or legends, in cursive text, are printed beside these pictures. 
  • The general convenience in reading, I have here accurately transcribed this inscription into the cursive character. 
  • The motto is in a cursive hand, apparently of about the time of Edward VI. 
  • There is a considerable difference between the printed and cursive forms of the Tibetan alphabet. 
  • This html file with cursive fonts to imitate the handwriting, is provided for the benefit of the reader. 

(Definition of “cursive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)