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pert

 (pûrt)
adj. pert·er, pert·est
1.
a. High-spirited, lively, or cheerful: A pert receptionist greets each client.
b. Impudently bold; saucy: He was pert to his teacher. She gave a pert answer.
2.
a. Attractive or stylish in appearance: a pert hat.
b. Small or firm and well-formed: a pert nose.

[Middle English, unconcealed, bold, short for apert, obvious, frank (probably influenced by Old French aspert, espert, clever), from Old French, from Latin apertus, open, past participle of aperīre, to open; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

pert′ly adv.
pert′ness n.

pert

(pɜːt)
adj
1. saucy, impudent, or forward
2. jaunty: a pert little hat.
3. obsolete clever or brisk
[C13: variant of earlier apert, from Latin apertus open, from aperīre to open; influenced by Old French aspert, from Latin expertus expert]
ˈpertly adv
ˈpertness n

PERT

(pɜːt)
n acronym for
programme evaluation and review technique

pert

(pɜrt)

adj. -er, -est.
1. boldly forward in speech or behavior; impertinent; saucy.
2. jaunty and stylish; chic.
3. lively; sprightly; in good health.
4. Obs. clever.
[1200–50; Middle English, aph. variant of apert < Old French < Latin apertus open, past participle of aperīre; see aperient]
pert′ly, adv.
pert′ness, n.

pert.

pertaining.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pert - characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

pert

adjective impudent, forward, smart, bold, fresh (informal), flip (informal), cheeky, brash, saucy, pushy (informal), sassy (U.S. informal), flippant, presumptuous, impertinent, insolent, lippy (U.S. & Canad. slang) a pert young hussy

pert

adjective
Translations

pert

[pɜːt] ADJ
1. (= coquettish) [young woman, hat] → coqueto
2. (= neat, firm) [nose] → respingón; [breasts] → levantado
3. (= rude) [reply] → un tanto descarado

pert

[ˈpɜːrt] adj
[girl, reply] → malicieux/euse
[nose] → mutin(e); [bottom] → rebondi(e)

pert

adj (+er)keck, kess; (= impudent)keck; a pert little smileein kesses or freches Lächeln

pert

[pɜːt] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (girl, answer) → impertinente, sfacciato/a; (hat) → spiritoso/a
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