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Wordnet 3.0


1. characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness;
- Example: "buoyant spirits"
- Example: "his quick wit and chirpy humor"
- Example: "looking bright and well and chirpy"
- Example: "a perky little widow in her 70s"
[syn: buoyant, chirpy, perky]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Perky \Perk"y\, a. Perk; pert; jaunty; trim. [1913 Webster] There amid perky larches and pines. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

perky adj 1: characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness; "buoyant spirits"; "his quick wit and chirpy humor"; "looking bright and well and chirpy"; "a perky little widow in her 70s" [syn: buoyant, chirpy, perky]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "perky": active, activist, activistic, aggressively self-confident, airy, alive, animated, biggety, bouncing, bouncy, breezy, bright, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, brisk, bubbly, bumptious, buoyant, carefree, cheerful, cheery, chesty, chipper, cocky, conceited, corky, debonair, ebullient, effervescent, energetic, free and easy, frisky, full of go, full of life, full of pep, gay, immodest, invigorated, jaunty, know-it-all, light, lighthearted, lightsome, live, lively, mercurial, militant, obtrusive, overwise, peacockish, peacocky, peppy, perk, pert, puffed up, quicksilver, resilient, self-conceited, self-opinionated, smacking, smart-alecky, snappy, spanking, spirited, sprightly, spry, stuck-up, swelled-headed, vigorous, vitalized, vivacious, zingy