From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperkperk1 /pɜːk $ pɜːrk/ noun [countable usually plural] 🔊 🔊 PAY somebody FOR WORKsomething that you get legally from your work in addition to your wages, such as goods, meals, or a car 🔊 theatre tickets and other perksperk of 🔊 the perks of working at a large law firm 🔊 I only eat here because it’s free – one of the perks of the job.
perkperk2 verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 informalDFD to percolate(3) →perk up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
perk• Stripedshirt and pinktieperked up a little.• Moving the light spot is capable of getting an otherwise silentneuron to perk up and take notice.• Fortunately in the second half the danceperked up.• Though you look as though you could do with something to perk you up.From Longman Business Dictionaryperkperk /pɜːkpɜːrk/ noun [countable]HUMAN RESOURCESsomething in addition to money that you get for doing your job, such as a carbonuses, housing allowances and other perksEmployees must pay tax on anything regarded as a perk. →executive perk