Definition of Perkily

1. Adverb. In a perky manner. "Stuck perkily, like a bustle on a woman's skirt"

Partainyms: Perky



Definition of Perkily

1. Adverb. In a perky manner. ¹

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Definition of Perkily

1. perky [adv] - See also: perky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perkily

perjurer
perjurers
perjures
perjuries
perjuring
perjurious
perjuriously
perjurous
perjury
perk
perk up
perked
perked up
perkier
perkiest
perkily (current term)
perkin
perkiness
perkinesses
perking
perkinism
perkish
perks
perky
perlaceous
perlative
perlecan
perleche
perlection
perlections

Literary usage of Perkily

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1. Italy: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"In the centre a marble table with antique supports, at which Si. Gregory is said to have entertained twelve poor perkily. ..."

2. Contemporary Portraits by Frank Harris (1920)
""It can't be helped," he said perkily, "it'll have to go on then: it'll have to go on." I shrugged my shoulders; wilful man must have his way. ..."

3. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"Thrilled with astonishment at the White Linen Nurse's apparent stupidity, she straightened up perkily, with inordinately sparkling eyes. ..."

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