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cursive (adj) (of handwriting) with the letters joined together.
A handwriting that is cursive has flowing and rounded letters each joined to the other. Cursive handwriting looks very artistic as the letters are rounded and joined to one another.
- Most schools have given the go by to cursive writing. Handwriting with disjointed letters is what pupils are trained in nowadays. Beautiful handwriting appears to be a thing of the past.
- With the arrival of computer printouts, people are losing interest in cultivating good handwriting. So cursive writing with flowing and rounded letters seems to be out of place.