Perfunctory in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Perfunctory

done routinely and with little interest or care

Examples of Perfunctory in a sentence

The beauty queen waved so often that her greeting was simply perfunctory. 🔊

Since I was extremely ill, I was shocked when the doctor only gave me a perfunctory exam.  🔊

Because Anne has done the same tasks at work for many years, she does them in a perfunctory way. 🔊

When we went out to dinner last night, the bored hostess gave us a perfunctory hello.  🔊

While you may see this as a perfunctory job, you are still required to do it correctly!  🔊

Happy to be on his own, Tom only made perfunctory phone calls to his parents on holidays.  🔊

Since the manager had meetings all day, he only gave me a perfunctory interview.  🔊

When I called the office, the receptionist answered the phone in a perfunctory manner.  🔊

Kate gave us no more than a perfunctory glance as a greeting.  🔊

You should know my initial review is based solely on a perfunctory examination of the project.  🔊

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