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Meaning of PERT

Pronunciation:  purt

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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.
  2. \Pert\, v. i.
    To behave with pertness. [Obs.] --Gauden.
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