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Definition of "perch" []

  • A rod or branch serving as a roost for a bird. (noun)
  • An elevated place for resting or sitting. (noun)
  • A position that is secure, advantageous, or prominent. (noun)
  • A pole, stick, or rod. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A linear measure equal to 5.50 yards or 16.5 feet (5.03 meters); a rod. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "perch" in a sentence
  • "Moreover, the perch is apt for flat surfaces that can be installed in crowded places, such as educational institutes, bank and hospitals, as small leaning stations."
  • "Comprising three identical panels, injection-molded from a recycled wood plastic composite, the perch is not only cost-effective to produce but also helps in sustaining the environment."
  • "Crank bait: I love the line of "little" ones from Rapala. .esp the diver in perch colors"