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  • adj. Lively; active.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Active; lively; brisk; smart; -- often applied to convalescents.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lively; smart; chipper; feeling well; in good spirits.


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Related to peert.



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  • *bows to the master*

    February 15, 2018

  • Well done, bilby.

    February 15, 2018

  • Begoorrah I'l pronounce this as peart

    This bilby is not one to fear 't!

    If we dig in the dirt

    We find pert's not a cert

    So be brave and let the world hear 't!

    February 15, 2018

  • Pronunciation guidance for this word is varied but the best authorities recommend “pert,” a word for which “peart” seems to be a variant spelling.

    Wise counselors now will assert,

    Be never too forward or peart.

    What used to be charm

    Can now do you harm.

    It’s dangerous these days to flirt.

    February 14, 2018

  • Usage on peely-wally.

    December 18, 2009