adjective, pert·er, pert·est.
Origin of pert
Related formspert·ly, adverbpert·ness, noun
Definition for pert (2 of 3)
Origin of PERT
Definition for pert (3 of 3)
Examples 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