Origin of cursiveMedieval Latin cursivus ; from Classical Latin cursus: see course
- a cursive character
- a manuscript in cursive writing
- Printing a typeface that looks like handwriting, but with unconnected letters
- A cursive character or letter.
- A manuscript written in cursive characters.
- Printing A type style that imitates handwriting.
Origin of cursiveFrench (écriture) cursive, cursive (handwriting), from Medieval Latin (scr&imacron;pta) curs&imacron;va, from Latin cursus, past participle of currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more cursive, superlative most cursive)
From Middle French cursif, from Medieval Latin cursivus, from Latin cursum.