HyperDic: pertness

English > 2 senses of the word pertness:
NOUNattributepertness, impertinence, perkiness, sauciness, archnessinappropriate playfulness
attributepertnessquality of being lively and confident
English > pertness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaninginappropriate playfulness.
Synonymsimpertinence, perkiness, sauciness, archness
Broaderplayfulness, funA disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
Spanishdescaro, desparpajo, frescura
Adjectivespertcharacterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
English > pertness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningQuality of being lively and confident.
Example"there was a pertness about her that attracted him"
Broaderliveliness, life, spirit, sprightlinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression
Adjectivespertcharacterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

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