adjective, pert·er, pert·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pertpertly, adverbpertness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for pert
Before 9/11 and after, George Tenet suffered from pert loquacity.
So most certainly was the bold, pert little widow who rolled her eyes and put on winsome airs.A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould
Was this the pert school-girl, whom he had just deemed unworthy of serious consideration?The Fortunes of the Farrells|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The clock in the dining room, a pert little timepiece with a peremptory voice, struck three.Peggy Raymond's Way|Harriet Lummis Smith