fringe benefit, perquisite, perk(verb)
an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
"a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
perk up, perk, percolate, pick up, gain vigor(verb)
gain or regain energy
"I picked up after a nap"
To act in a jaunty or presumptuous manner.
to make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a jaunty or saucy display of; as, to perk the ears; to perk up one's head
to exalt one's self; to bear one's self loftily
smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain
to peer; to look inquisitively
Origin: [Cf. W. percu to trim, to make smart.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pėrk, adj. trim: spruce: jaunty: proud.—v.t. to make smart or trim.—v.i. to hold up the head with smartness: to toss or jerk the head.—adj. Perk′y (Tenn.), perk, trim. [W. perc, trim.]
pėrk, v.i. (prov.) to peer.—adj. Perk′ing, peering, inquisitive.
The numerical value of PERK in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of PERK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
People love the immediacy, in the past, to get movie tickets we had to wait for stubs by mail; now we can redeem a perk, get the voucher and book the ticket all at once, on a phone.
I liked California and I liked being out here, a huge thing for me about USC was I heard they had four playing memberships at Riviera. When I came on my visit, I was offered one of the memberships at Riviera for the time you're at USC, and that's a pretty awesome perk.
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