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Meaning of PERK

Pronunciation:  purk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
  2. [v]  gain or regain energy

PERK is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: fringe benefit, gain vigor, percolate, perk up, perquisite, pick up
 See Also: apanage, appanage, backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, benefit, convalesce, gratuity, pourboire, recover, recuperate, tip



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Perk\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Perking}.] [Cf. W. percu to trim, to make smart.]
    To make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a
    jaunty or saucy display of; as, to perk the ears; to perk up
    one's head. --Cowper. Sherburne.
  2. \Perk\, v. i.
    To exalt one's self; to bear one's self loftily. ``To perk
    over them.'' --Barrow.
    {To perk it}, to carry one's self proudly or saucily. --Pope.
  3. \Perk\, a.
    Smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain. ``Perk as a peacock.''
  4. \Perk\, v. i.
    To peer; to look inquisitively. --Dickens.