adjective, perk·i·er, perk·i·est.
- perkin's mauve,
- perkin, sir william henry,
- perkins, frances,
- perle cotton,
Origin of perky
Examples from the Web for perky
She was a perky redhead of about 30 with lively blue eyes, a petite figure, and lots of nerve.
And beware the perky morning anchors with their inane questions (Aretha Franklin).
Swift hopes that playing the victim, the perky sponge of “hate,” sells.
Feminist pioneer Marlo Thomas, who played the perky and prototypical good girl Ann Marie on That Girl, wants you to be yourself.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They aren't young, perky, perfect, faithful or especially apologetic about it.
Don't you get too perky, young feller, or I'll hang your shirt on the fence before the day's done.Corporal Cameron|Ralph Connor
Warships, big and little, were there in squadrons; but gaunt super-Dreadnought and perky destroyer alike was aggressively British.The Day of Wrath|Louis Tracy
The perky little launch shoved up close to the side of the tall steamer.Ruth Fielding Down in Dixie|Alice B. Emerson
Then the fair, perky boy who made good clothes look cheap also came up.The Story of Louie|Oliver Onions
Well, Steve and Andy was perky as blackbirds in a strawyard that spring.The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes