Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Superficial; shallow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Knowing superficially or imperfectly.

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  • adjective archaic Knowing superficially or imperfectly.

Etymologies

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Latin scilus, diminutive of scius knowing, from scire to know. See science.

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