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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpertpert /pɜːt $ pɜːrt/ adjective  1 ATTRACTa girl or woman who is pert is amusing, but slightly disrespectful Angie gave him one of her pert little glances.2 a pert part of the body is small, firm, and attractive a pert bottompertly adverbpertness noun [uncountable]
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pertAll these fishes are seemingly quite pert and inquisitive.a pert answerDoes that pert chit you were escorting home satisfy you, Neil?She wore pert green velvet slippers and a lovely sea green robe.What they wanted was a pert nose, blue eyes, strawberry hair, and height.Katie is a pert outgoing young woman.So, why the pert questions?A wren scrabbled in leaf litter a few yards away: tiny, rufous-brown, pert tailed.Known in her youth as Conie, she was pert, voluble, intellectually vibrant, adventuresome.Lady Maude, small and pert, was cheerful as a little sparrow, welcoming Benedicta like a long lost sister.

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