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Meaning of PERTNESS

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  inappropriate playfulness

PERTNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: archness, impertinence, perkiness, sauciness
 See Also: fun, playfulness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pert"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being pert.

Thesaurus Terms
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