verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of perk1
OTHER WORDS FROM perkperk·ing·ly, adverbperkish, adjective
Words nearby perk
Definition for perk (2 of 3)
verb (used with or without object) Informal.
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Example sentences from the Web for perk
To do so, they are looking at how they can reward these new customers with exclusive discounts or perks, in addition to a better experience.After record sales, DTC startups are focusing on retention|Anna Hensel|September 4, 2020|Digiday
When the food truck finally arrives, they’ll perk up, growing and multiplying.Some deep-seafloor microbes still alive after 100 million years!|Carolyn Gramling|September 1, 2020|Science News For Students
Listing closer to home—Ant is headquartered in Hangzhou, China—has its own perks.A fintech IPO could be the biggest ever—and it picked China over the U.S. for its debut|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 26, 2020|Fortune
This is an excerpt of Fortune Analytics data, an exclusive newsletter that Fortune Premium subscribers receive as a perk of their subscription.‘Deal of a decade’: How buying TikTok could transform Microsoft|Lance Lambert|August 25, 2020|Fortune
Once considered a niche perk, the four-day work week is slowly but surely gaining traction in the United States.
It also included a perk—a tax exemption—for landlords who, like Mitchell, rent property to charter schools.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Free underwear is apparently yet another perk of being a 27-year-old actress with your own television show.Dior Allegedly Dropped Jourdan Dunn Because of Chest Size; HBO Gives Lena Dunham Daily Underwear|The Fashion Beast Team|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But there is a Friends-themed “Central Perk” novelty café operating in Beijing.
The bozos who abuse the perk make for great copy, but they really aren't at all typical of the business jet community.
Daniel Stone reports on whether the perk has gotten out of control.Federal Employees Rake in Millions in Added Pay and Bonuses|Daniel Stone|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Don't you fret any about that, Perk," answered Chub, with a wink at Penny as he lifted himself erect.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends|Stanley R. Matthews
They perk up wonderfully as the barometer falls and the damp makes itself felt in their warm cases of glass.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas|Stanley R. Matthews
Perk reappeared in a few moments pushing a wheelbarrow in which reposed a large crate.Letty and the Twins|Helen Sherman Griffith
Perk himself felt confident that they were as yet only on the threshold of still more important discoveries.
Shortly afterwards Perk picked up what seemed to be a low-lying light, this time off toward the east, where he knew the land lay.