What does the word pert mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Pertly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Pertness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Disrespectfully forward or free; saucy.

Usage examples for pert

  1. Young girls oughtn't to be so pert." – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. Mona could be very pert when she tried. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  3. It is very easy to see how pert the little Albert Rubens is, and how subdued and meek is his sister. – The Children's Book of Celebrated Pictures by Lorinda Munson Bryant
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