Definition of perk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pɜːk//
; NAmE NAmE//pɜːrk//
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(formal perquisite) [usually plural] something you receive as well as your wages for doing a particular job Perks offered by the firm include a car and free health insurance. (figurative) Not having to get up early is just one of the perks of being retired. Word Originnoun early 19th cent.: abbreviation of perquisite.Extra examples Bosses’ perks cost a staggering $4.million last year. He likes the travel and all the other little perks that go with the job. Perks offered by the company include a car and subsidized accommodation.
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