verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of perk1
Definition for perks (2 of 3)
verb (used with or without object) Informal.
Origin of perk2
Definition for perks (3 of 3)
Origin of perk3
Examples from the Web for perks
And he speaks about the perks of the two months of rehearsal with the full cast.The Cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Knows You Hatewatched ‘The Sound of Music’|Kevin Fallon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And there are perks to that: At least it meant that officials would waste no time in trying to contain the outbreak.
Going hands-free is just one of the perks of a place where the only form of transportation is by carriage, bike, or tractor.
One of the perks of celebrity is having both the platform and the high status to fight for the causes that strike closest to home.
Rabbis can tell when someone changes their religion to Jewish for the perks.A Jewish Ex-Con Recalls Keeping Kosher with the Faithful in Prison|Daniel Genis|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Benny looked thoughtful, for he had a suspicion that a good deal that Perks said was true.
"Well, I must say," said Perks; but he did not say it—whatever it was.
For it is your lifelong teetotaller who, rescued from Death, perks up at the first sip of restorative.The Disturbing Charm|Berta Ruck
So Perks and Benny drifted apart, and Benny wondered if they would ever meet again.
"Not so long as that, Missie," Perks grinned as he answered.
British Dictionary definitions for perks (1 of 3)
Word Origin for perk
British Dictionary definitions for perks (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for perks (3 of 3)
Word Origin and History for perks (1 of 2)
late 14c., "to make oneself trim or smart," perhaps from Old North French perquer "to perch" (Modern French percher; see perch (n.1)), on notion of a bird preening its plumage. Sense of "raise oneself briskly" is first attested 1520s; perk up "recover liveliness" is from 1650s. Related: Perked; perking.