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Definition of pert adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pert

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//pərt//
     
     
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  1. 1(of a part of the body) small, firm, and attractive a pert nose pert features
  2. 2 (especially of a girl or young woman) showing a lack of respect, especially in a cheerful and amusing way synonym impudent a pert reply
 
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