Origin of pert
OTHER WORDS FROM pertpertly, adverbpertness, noun
Other definitions for pert (2 of 3)
Origin of PERT
Other definitions for pert (3 of 3)
How to use pert in a sentence
Before 9/11 and after, George Tenet suffered from pert loquacity.
They were pert and spoiled, untidy and noisy, although handsome and highly bred of feature.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He looked at Mandleco with immense disdain, gave a pert tilt of his head and surveyed the room with a grimace of distaste.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
“It is, young man, and my name is Susan,” was the quick reply; some people might have called it pert.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
Hardly had the quarryman pronounced these words when the door flew open, and a young and attractive woman entered with a pert air.
I'll fix you up for the rest of the day, but won't answer for your feeling pert to-morrow.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss