perfunctory + -ly
perfunctorily (comparative more perfunctorily, superlative most perfunctorily)
- In a perfunctory manner, without interest or concern for quality.
- 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 1/2, The Younger Set:
- And it was while all were passionately intent upon the pleasing and snake-like progress of their uncle that a young girl in furs […] peeped perfunctorily into the nursery […] and halted amazed.