pɜrt /pɜː- adj. bold, insolent, forward; lively, perky, energetic

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • pert — pertly, adv. pertness, n. /perrt/, adj., perter, pertest. 1. boldly forward in speech or behavior; impertinent; saucy. 2. jaunty and stylish; chic; natty. 3. lively; sprightly; in good health. 4. Obs. clever. [1200 50; ME, aph. var. of apert < OF …   Universalium

  • pert — UK [pɜː(r)t] / US [pɜrt] adjective Word forms pert : adjective pert comparative perter superlative pertest 1) a pert girl or young woman is lively, confident, and attractive, especially in a way that shows a lack of respect 2) a pert object is… …   English dictionary

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