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Meaning of PERT

Pronunciation:  purt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
 

PERT is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: impertinent, irreverent, saucy, spirited
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pert\, a. [An aphetic form of OE. & OF. apert open, known,
    true, free, or impudent. See {Apert}.]
    1. Open; evident; apert. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman.
    
    2. Lively; brisk; sprightly; smart. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    3. Indecorously free, or presuming; saucy; bold; impertinent.
       ``A very pert manner.'' --Addison.
    
             The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play.
                                                   --Cowper.
    
    
  2. \Pert\, v. i.
    To behave with pertness. [Obs.] --Gauden.
    
    
 
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 Definition: 

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