Perkiness



[pur-kee] /ˈpɜr ki/

adjective, perkier, perkiest.
1.
jaunty; cheerful; brisk; pert.
/ˈpɜːkɪ/
adjective perkier, perkiest
1.
jaunty; lively
2.
confident; spirited
adj.

1820, from perk (v.) + -y (2). Of young women’s breasts since at least 1937. Related: Perkily; perkiness.

adjective

Energetic and jaunty; lively; chipper (1855+)

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