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[pur-kee] /ˈpɜr ki/

adjective, perkier, perkiest.
jaunty; cheerful; brisk; pert.
adjective perkier, perkiest
jaunty; lively
confident; spirited

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


Energetic and jaunty; lively; chipper (1855+)


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