from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of being perky

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Perky or airy manner or quality; a pert or jaunty air.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inappropriate playfulness
  • n. cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface


perky +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)


Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.