Definition of "pert" [pert]

  • (adjective) Trim and stylish in appearance; jaunty: a pert hat.
  • (adjective) High-spirited; vivacious.
  • (adjective) Impudently bold; saucy.

Use "pert" in a sentence

  • "The worst pert is that his colleagues, friends and even his family have no idea who he is."
  • "“I guess we called her pert,” she said, with a smile moving her thick features."
  • "Porter -- who Time described as a pert, brown-eyed, dark haired, nail-biting, chain-smoking, go-getter -- helped enfranchise American women to the investment world, teaching them core concepts and strategies so they need not ask for a man's help to take the reins of what Porter termed "pocketbook issues.""

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