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pronunciation:
puhrt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: impudent or saucy.
She looked so shy and demure that he was taken aback by her pert reply.
synonyms:
cheeky, saucy
antonyms:
coy
similar words:
brazen, flip, fresh, impertinent, impudent
definition 2: lively and spirited.
synonyms:
lively, perky, saucy, sprightly
similar words:
bold, bouncy, frisky, jaunty, peppy, vivacious
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derivations: pertly (adv.), pertness (n.)