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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