Lingvanex Tranalator

Lingvanex Translator

Translate: Text, Voice, Camera


Meaning & Definition of Perfunctory in English

English

Perfunctory

/pərfəŋktəri/

adjective

1. Hasty and without attention to detail

  • Not thorough
  • "A casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"
  • "A passing glance"
  • "Perfunctory courtesy"
    synonym:
  • casual
  • ,
  • cursory
  • ,
  • passing(a)
  • ,
  • perfunctory

2. As a formality only

  • "A one-candidate pro forma election"
    synonym:
  • pro forma
  • ,
  • perfunctory