Definition of Perky

1. Adjective. Characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness. "A perky little widow in her 70s"

Exact synonyms: Buoyant, Chirpy
Similar to: Cheerful
Derivative terms: Buoyancy, Buoyancy, Chirpiness, Perkiness



Definition of Perky

1. a. Perk; pert; jaunty; trim.

Definition of Perky

1. Adjective. Lively or enthusiastic. ¹

2. Adjective. Standing upright; firm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perky

1. jaunty [adj PERKIER, PERKIEST] : PERKILY [adv] - See also: jaunty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perky

perjury
perk
perk up
perked
perked up
perkier
perkiest
perkily
perkin
perkiness
perkinesses
perking
perkinism
perkish
perks
perky (current term)
perlaceous
perlative
perlecan
perleche
perlection
perlections
perlemoen
perlialite
perlid
perlids
perlingual
perlite
perlites
perlitic

Literary usage of Perky

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1913)
"DISCUSSION PROFESSOR MARTIN ON THE perky EXPERIMENTS By EB TITCHENER I do not intend to offer here any general criticism of Professor Martin's recent work ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"... Professor J. perky, Mr. WE PLUMMER, Professor JH POYNTING, Mr. CLEMENT REID, and Mr. NELSON RICHARDSON. (Drawn wp by the Secretary.) [PLATE I] CONTENTS. ..."

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